According to Netflix, the film was shot in five stunning, iconic destinations across the country, providing global audiences with an array of gorgeous locations to marvel at.
Through this captivating film, viewers from around the world will be mesmerized by the vibrant life of Ho Chi Minh City, the stunning scenery of the central city of Da Nang, the tranquil atmosphere of the ancient city of Hoi An, the majestic views of Ha Giang, and the unique beauty of Hanoi.
The film Eirene was written by Vietnamese-American Eirene Donohue and draws inspiration from her own travel experiences exploring her roots. Directed by Steven Tsuchida, the film is an exploration of identity, culture, and heritage.
Featuring both an international and local cast, including Vietnamese-American actor Scott Ly, as well as renowned local stars Truc Tran and Le Thien, this production brings a unique and diverse flavor to the stage.
She soon finds herself immersed in the culture and customs of Southeast Asia and, in the process, discovers love in an unexpected place.
A Tourist’s Guide to Love is the story of Amanda, a travel executive who unexpectedly finds herself on a journey of personal discovery. After her relationship ends, she is offered an assignment to go undercover and learn about the tourist industry in Vietnam. As she immerses herself in the culture and customs of Southeast Asia, she unexpectedly discovers love in a new and unexpected place. Along the way, Amanda learns to open her heart to the possibilities of life and love in a foreign country.
Along the way, she embarks on a thrilling journey of discovery, finding romance and adventure with her Vietnamese expat tour guide. After deciding to take a detour off the beaten path, they hijack the tour bus and explore what life and love have to offer.
During the film, Rachael Leigh Cook stars as the main actress and wears a stunning Ao Dai–the traditional long dress of Vietnam. She takes a journey of cultural discovery, enjoying the country’s delicacies, such as durians, and witnessing traditional performances, such as water puppet shows and lion dances.
The highly anticipated film will be screened globally from April 21.