Nuoc 2030 (2014, Vietnam, 98′)
di Nghiem-Minh Nguyen-Vo
con Quynh Hoa, Quy Binh, Kim Long Thach
Nuoc (Water) is set in the near future where people live on houseboats. Multinationals compete to build floating farms to produce vegetables that have become priced commodities. The story follows a woman in her journey to find out the truth about her husband’s death. In the process, she discovers that a floating farm employs genetic engineering technology to cultivate vegetables that can have dangerous health consequences, which the farm wants to keep as a secret. The chief scientist and main suspect of her husband’s death was her ex-lover. She ends up finding out different versions of the “truth” and has to make a dramatic decision.