Archive of films Miss Hanoi / Miss Hanoi

Czech Republic / Slovak Republic
2018, 90 min

Section: Czech Films 2018–2019
Year: 2019

In this captivating crime drama, a mysterious death in the border town of Varnsdorf brings together a cynical detective and a young idealistic police officer. Their investigation leads them to the local Vietnamese community, which is bound by rigid rules and complicated relationships.


Captain Kříž (David Novotný) travels to Varnsdorf to investigate the death of a local thug. The trail leads to the local Vietnamese community, where young officer Anh (Ha Thanh Špetlíková) acts as his guide. But her involvement threatens to influence the investigation because one of the suspects is her former boyfriend. Director Zdeněk Viktora’s crime drama revolves around the relationship between the two investigators: he’s a hardened cynic, she’s a hardworking idealist. But the picture also delves into the web of relationships that characterize life in the Czech Republic’s Vietnamese community. Like many members of her Czech Vietnamese generation, officer Anh grew up in a foster family since her parents wanted to concentrate on their business.

Jan Škoda

About the director

Zdeněk Viktora

Zdeněk Viktora (b. 1976, Prague). Selected filmography: Vinyl (2003, short), I Like… (2005, short), Raluca (2014), Miss Hanoi (2018)


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About the film

Color, DCP

Section: Czech Films 2018–2019
Director: Zdeněk Viktora
Screenplay: Zdeněk Viktora, Adéla Kabelková, Marek Grajciar
Dir. of Photography: Aleš Hart
Music: Jiří Hájek
Editor: Jakub Voves, Emil Pawinger
Art Director: Anna Pospíšilová, Louis Traore
Producer: Zdeněk Viktora
Production: SCREENPLAY BY s.r.o.
Coproduction: B3F s.r.o.
Cast: Ha Thanh Špetlíková, David Novotný, Ján Jackuliak, Miroslav Hruška, Chip Nguyen
Sales: KAF Europa
Distributor: Falcon a.s.


Zdeněk Viktora

Film Director / Producer

Ha Thanh Špetlíková



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