"Quite simply one of the best and most profound documentaries
I have seen in years.…splendid!"
"This year's finest documentary. Miss it at your peril!"
"Its power comes from a soul’s-eye view of how well-meaning
patronizing masked a social injustice."
"Startling! A jaw-dropping assault on cultural stereotypes.
"Intelligent, well-observed, ineffably poignant."
“"'Daughter From Danang' is that rare documentary
that incorporates so much of human experience – drama, conflict,
tears and surprise – that it transcends the normal divisions between
fiction and non fiction film.” "
"Fascinating! Beats anything on 'The Sopranos' for riveting
"Stirring and moving..... eloquent....a complex portrait, etched
with intelligence and framed with respect."
"Whatever heartwarming scene the impressively discreet filmmakers
may have expected to record with their mini DV, they show a remarkable
ability to document both sides of this emotional car-wreck."
"A gripping drama."
"A moving and stark reminder that the casualties of war reach
much further than we imagine."
"The socio-histo-political treatise is told in earnest strides...
[and] personal illusion is deconstructed with poignancy."
"The filmmakers craftily intuit the emotional high points of
the mother-daughter reunion."