3388 Films To Release Vietnamese Hit ‘Face Off 7: One Wish’ Day-And-Date In North America & Major International Markets

3388 Films To Release Vietnamese Hit ‘Face Off 7 One Wish’ Day-And-Date In North America & Major International Markets

By Nancy Tartaglione
Published May 30, 2024


EXCLUSIVE: Growing specialty distributor 3388 Films has acquired rights to Vietnamese smash Face Off 7: One Wish, and has set the weekend of June 14 to launch in numerous markets, including the U.S., Canada and the UK.

It will also roll out in Germany, France, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland among others, and in a first for a Vietnamese film, Face Off 7: One Wish will open simultaneously in North America, Europe and Australia.

From director Ly Hai and produced by Minh Ha of Ly Hai Production, the seventh installment of the longest and most successful film franchise in Vietnam has already grossed 450B VND ($17.5M) in its home market. Face Off 7: One Wish is now the third highest grossing film of all time in Vietnam, and is still performing near the top of its domestic box office as it enters its fifth frame of play there.

The first Face Off installment was released in 2015, and since then, every sequel — each helmed by Ly — has exceed the prior entry’s box office.

Face Off 7: One Wish is billed as a feel-good family drama. It follows the enlightening journey of Ba Hai (Thanh Hien), a 73-year-old widow who questions the meaning of family love after an injury forces her to depend on the care of her five busy adult children.

Said Ly, “Especially in light of recent events, I wanted to tell a completely positive story. Through this story, I want to gently encourage more family connection, more people connection. After watching this film, I hope we will feel closer to each other, understand each other better, and especially, remember to cherish our time with family.”

Thien A. Pham of 3388 Films added, “In this moment in time, such a wholesome family story is exactly what the world needs, and Face Off 7: One Wish delivers just that for the audience. 3388 Films is proud to continue breaking market barriers and raising ceilings with our targeted worldwide distribution efforts, expanding to give this film the widest international opening ever for a Vietnamese film.”

Starring Thanh Hien with an ensemble cast of Truong Minh Cuong, Dinh Y Nhung, Quach Ngoc Tuyen, Tram Anh and Tran Kim Hai,  Face Off 7: One Wish is written and directed by Ly.