“This is the first time I’m really thinking about all this, but my mom’s been carrying it for years…”


Filmmaker Franco Nguyen travels to Vietnam seeking inspiration for his first feature film and finds an unexpected subject – his mother. GOOD MORNING, VIET MOM is a comedic and bittersweet gem from a first-generation Canadian raised by his single immigrant mother. Nguyen shares stories about childhood; his relationship with his mother; and their emotional trip to Vietnam.


“You know a show is special when an audience is roaring with laughter one minute and gently sobbing the next.”
– NOW Toronto 

“…this was an honest, touching and irreverent investigation of family, heritage and love.”
Globe & Mail