Because, all Hollywood blockbusters expected to be released in 2020 have been postponed until the end of the year such as: Black Widow, No Time to Die, A Quiet Place 2, Fast & Furious 9 (moved to April).

Besides, after a long time at home watching movies on online platforms, audiences may lose the habit of going to theaters or have stricter requirements for movie quality when spending money to buy tickets.

Actor Cuong Seven in `Lei Bao`.

Looking back at the growth journey of Vietnamese films

“Hero of Heaven” with the participation of actors Midu and Huynh Dong.

“Save the Cat” – formula for commercial films from 2010 – 2015

The screenwriting textbook Save the Cat by author Blake Snyder can be considered the Bible of Vietnamese screenwriters in recent years.

One of the famous formulas is the summary that he said that almost every movie revolves around `someone wants to do something but faces many difficulties`.

In the early days, some commercial film directors and screenwriters trained in Vietnam didn’t seem to have a clear grasp of the Save the Cat formula, so the storytelling was still quite scattered.

Looking back at the growth journey of Vietnamese films

“I see yellow flowers on green grass” adapted from the novel of the same name by writer Nguyen Nhat Anh with child actors Thanh My and Trong Khang.

Looking back at the growth journey of Vietnamese films

“Blue Eyes” achieved a lot of success with young actors Truc Anh and Tran Nghia.

Looking back at the growth journey of Vietnamese films

A unique mark for Vietnamese films from 2015 to present

Over a long period of time, when the screenwriters applied the Save the Cat formula mechanically, the audience began to feel bored because they recognized familiar stereotypes.

Perhaps that is why all three films adapted from the works of writer Nguyen Nhat Anh achieved resounding success: I see yellow flowers on green grass (2015) with a revenue of 78 billion, The Girl from

From the success of I see yellow flowers on green grass (2015) in contributing to promoting tourism in Phu Yen province, it can be seen that after that, Vietnamese filmmakers began to be more conscious in finding context,

Looking back at the growth journey of Vietnamese films

The movie `The Girl From Yesterday` is adapted from the long story of the same name by writer Nguyen Nhat Anh.

Remake – a difficult problem between stereotype and creativity

Currently, if appropriate funding is invested – an average of 10 billion or more for a normal socio-psychological film, Vietnamese films will not be inferior to foreign films in terms of technique.

New scenarios always contain risky elements.

Looking back at the growth journey of Vietnamese films

New scenarios always contain risky elements.

Looking back at the growth journey of Vietnamese films

New scenarios always contain risky elements.

Looking at the list of Vietnamese films that have been announced to be released in theaters in the near future, we can see two remake titles that are worthy of expectation: Invisible Evidence (directed by Trinh Dinh Le Minh), Blood Moon Party (directed by

Looking back at the growth journey of Vietnamese films
Looking back at the growth journey of Vietnamese films

“You are my grandmother” – a success of the remake film series.