Brutal childhood is the first film directed by director Nguyen Vinh Son production in 1989. The film is called childhood but it is for both adults and children.
The film scene is the battlefield of Hue in the 40s, when the boys aged 9 to 10, should have been to school but were instead involved in the war. Their innocence and patriotism creates touching stories and characters that live up to the times.
The story is a heroic epic about the youth who fought and died for the war of national liberation. The main character of the film lost his father when he was killed in Con Dao.