Tale of Gióng the Saint


Tale of Gióng the Saint[1] (Vietnamese: Truyện ông Gióng) is a 1970 Vietnamese animated film which was based on the mythology, directed by Ngô Mạnh Lân.[2]

Tale of Gióng the Saint
Truyện ông Gióng
Directed byNgô Mạnh Lân
Written byTô Hoài
CinematographyNguyễn Hữu Hồng
Trịnh Thị Cầm
Music byNguyễn Xuân Khoát
Distributed byVietnam Animation Studio
Vietnam Television
Release date
Running time
25 minutes
Country Vietnam


Tale of Gióng the Saint who was a hero of Phu Dong village.


By this film, director Ngô Mạnh Lân was called Sir "Gióng" Lân.[3] The film was produced at the time of Vietnamization when USAF attacked North Vietnam. Vietnam Animation Studio's staffs had evacuated in Vĩnh Phú province (now Phú Thọ province). They has performed the film at the night with oil lamp's light.[4]



  1. "Tale of Gióng the Saint (1970). Online". Archived from the original on 2018-05-11. Retrieved 2018-05-16.
  2. About the "founding father" of Vietnamese animation
  3. About People's Artist Ngô Mạnh Lân
  4. Ngô Mạnh Lân, Trần Ngọc Thanh. Vietnamese animated films, Culture Publishing House, Hanoi, 1977.
  5. Lớn lên cùng quốc gia