The 9X actor also shared his opinion: “Money must be created by genuine labor”.
Ma Xiaodong is known through many movies such as: Game of Destiny, Eye of the Storm, Life as a Party, Paper Boat, Urban Trap, Blue Dream, Rainbow After the Rain, Beggar Prince, Pensee Mansion, There’s Love, Coffee Queen, Dangerous Clone…
9X star Ma Xiaodong
The actor has conquered the audience with passion, diversity in roles and is highly appreciated by experts. In 2021, he was awarded the HCMC Film Association. The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee honored the Best Actor Award in the Drama category with the TV series The Lonely Killer directed by Tran Duc Long. This is a unique breakthrough role in the artistic career of the actor 9X. In addition, Ma Hieu Dong also took on the male lead named Minh, paired with actor Oanh Kieu in the film Silk directed by Tran Duc Long.
Notably, director Ho Ngoc Xum’s film Error Dao Cang, which is being broadcast, also has the important presence of Ma Hieu Dong in the role of the second male lead Nhu Binh.
Ma Hieu Dong plays Oanh Kieu’s husband in “Loi Dao Cang Thuong”
In the context of the old Southern society, Ba Huyen (Oanh Kieu) alone earns money to take care of her husband Nhu Binh (Ma Hieu Dong) to study with the desire for her husband to change his life. However, Nhu Binh is not satisfied with his diligent wife just because Ba Huyen is not as gentle and kind as the educated ladies, she has an upright personality, quite clumsy in speech and acting as Nhu Binh. angry at being known in law in-laws, plagiarism in wife’s family.
Storms began to occur when Nhu Binh passed the rank of mandarin, was assigned to take a job in Can Tho, but he decided to go alone without bringing his wife and children. Here, Nhu Binh met and fell in love with Hai Huong (Phuc An) – a widow with two children.
Hai Huong is not only a model of a gentle and polite woman just like Nhu Binh dreamed of for a long time, but also has a large fortune in her hands. Therefore, Nhu Binh quickly secretly married Hai Huong and betrayed his wife Ba Huyen. When hearing the rumors, Ba Huyen ran to Can Tho to find her husband, only to discover the embarrassing truth…
Ma Hieu Dong said that he liked the character Nhu Binh very much because there were two personalities in this person. In it there is a gentleness, filial piety, trying to escape poverty. The other personality is the existence of evil, but in the end, the evil here is also because of poverty, because of lack, and then passionate about fame despite being indifferent to his wife and children, and having his conscience possessed by money. At the last moment Nhu Binh regretted, realizing that this life is nothing more precious than the friendship, it was also the time when he had to pay the price for his mistakes.
Abandoning his wife, running after a rich mistress, Nhu Binh (Ma Hieu Dong) had to pay a heavy price in the end
“The film wants to borrow old family stories as a message to today’s audience, hoping that everyone can live better, live for the full love of husband and wife, live filial piety to their parents, Live in such a way as to keep humanity, ceremony, justice, wisdom, and faith.” – Ma Hieu Dong shared.
Talking about preparing for the role of Nhu Binh, Ma Hieu Dong confided: “As soon as I received the script, I learned quite carefully about the period in which the character lived, where the story took place. At the same time, I learned about the costumes of that time, the way of walking, dressing, and gestures of the ancients. In order to bring my character back to the right context at that time, I spent quite a bit of time looking for tailors who could sew clothes in the old style and custom made a lot of suitable costumes. Besides, I also received the costume sponsorship of a big brand to help me have costumes according to the image of the character Nhu Binh. It can be said that this is a role that helps me renew myself, hopefully bringing a moment of relaxation to the audience.”
Actor with two female co-stars
Revealing his views on everyday life and the character Nhu Binh in the film, Ma Xiaodong said: “Money is a very important thing and also a means of bringing people to the future, status and fame. But for me, money must be created by my true labor, not a trade-off in spite of… Being next to someone I love, that feeling is warm and happy. And no price of money can buy it. If I had to choose, I would choose to eat a meager meal with the girl I love, rather than eat delicious food in a restaurant with someone I want to exchange material things.”
“For me, money must be created by my true labor, not a trade-off,” 9X actor shared.
“Ma Xiaodong is an actor who works very seriously. He diligently researched the script, the role and invested in his character. I am very satisfied with his way of working and will continue to collaborate with the male god in the next films if there is a suitable role,” – director Ho Ngoc Xum commented on Ma Xiaodong after completing the film. Common cult error.
In the film, Ma Hieu Dong interacts most with actor Oanh Kieu (as Ba Huyen) in the early stages and later Phuc An (as Hai Huong) in the later stage. The actor said he is lucky because both co-stars are very skilled, smart, cute, always get along with everyone, especially always create a comfortable feeling when acting together. It is currently airing at 19:45 every day on SCTV14.