Les Attendants

Truong Minh Quy


In mining, a slag heap refers to an artificially raised hill consisting of the cleared waste that accumulates during the extraction of raw materials. Birch trees now grow where workers from near and far once went underground to labour hard for very little money. Nowadays, this is a place where men meet to have anonymous sex and share moments of intimacy. “I think he was gay too,” says one of these men about his father who was a miner.

VIETNAM | 15 MIN | 2020


Berlin International Film Festival - In Competition
Milwaukee International Film Festival
Melbourne International Film Festival
Queer Lisboa
Minikino Film Week