The film once fell into a situation of lack of funding to the point that the female lead only wore a bib, but this is still an unforgettable classic in the hearts of the audience.
“Dat Ky Tru Vuong” with the original title Bang Phong Than aired in 2001. This drama has created great success on TVB. Up to now, after more than 20 years of release, the film is still an unforgettable work in the hearts of the audience. However, few people know that the behind-the-scenes stories come from a tight budget.
Dat Ky wears a camisole throughout 40 episodes
In “Dat Ky Tru Vuong”, On Bich Ha plays a beautiful woman named To Dat Ky. This beauty possesses a captivating beauty and is classified as one of the great Chinese beauties. The actress attracts attention with her charming and charming beauty, always wearing costumes that show off her sexy bare shoulders. On Bich Ha was named the most beautiful Dat Ky on the Chinese screen.
On Bich Ha only wore one camisole during 40 episodes.
Unlike the images of royalty that were broadcast, in fact, the crew’s budget was so tight that she “Dat Ky” only wore a camisole for 40 episodes. In addition, her clothes also had to alternate with other actors. However, thanks to her beautiful beauty, On Bich Ha was able to “save” the whole movie. Although wearing the old costume, the actress still portrays the beautiful beauty through the classic role of Dat Ky.
“Tru Vuong” is embarrassed to play hot scenes with beauties
Playing the role of the lustful Tru Vuong, actor Trinh Tu Thanh repeatedly blushed because of the hot scenes. In the film, when hugging and kissing the beauties in the wine tank, Tru Vuong showed his joy, but in fact, Trinh Tu Thanh was sweating, shivering from cold and fear.
At the backstage, “Tru Vuong” sweats because of fear when filming intimate scenes with beauties.
More than 20 years have passed, the actor is still hard to forget the feeling when wearing layered costumes with fake hair, eyebrows and beard under 36 degree weather. In particular, the headdress of Tru Vuong is made of stainless steel, so it took the actor an hour to put it on.
According to Sina, Trinh Tu Thanh once shared the scariest memory behind the scenes of the movie when riding a horse. Although he had never participated in this sport, he had to show that he was very good at riding. Before filming, artist Nguyen Hoa ran a lap for his horse to warm up. Trinh Tu Thanh’s horse chased after him, causing the actor to have to run around and almost be thrown into the street. Fortunately, Trinh Tu Thanh jumped off the horse by himself. When he entered the actual filming, he was afraid of turning pale, so he was reminded by the director to regain his spirit.
The crying scene made the actress almost go blind
The actress who played the role of An Thap Niang cried so much that her eyes were in danger of going blind.
In the film, Uyen Quynh Dan was assigned the role of An Thap Nuong – Na Tra’s mother. During the filming, Uyen Quynh Dan received news that her mother had passed away. Because of the busy filming schedule, she could not return to see her face one last time, Uyen Quynh Dan brought the pain of life into the film, excellently performing the tragic scene of crying tears for her son Na Tra. After filming this movie, Uyen Quynh Dan’s eyes were so badly damaged that she almost went blind.
The character An Thap Nuong was originally assigned to die early in the film, but because Uyen Quynh Dan acted so well, the director wrote more scenes for her and kept the character until the end. The actress shared: “When I fell ill, my mother called to tell me that I did not need to visit her. I have never been away from home for a month like that. Before I left, my mother prepared my luggage. I didn’t expect it to be the last time I saw her. I always regret it.”
Video: Canh An Thap Nuong (Uyen Quynh Dan) begs us to help Na Tra take away many tears from the audience that year.
20 mass actors play twenty tens of thousands of troops
In order to save costs for the film crew “Dat Ky Tru Vuong”, an actor often has to take on many different roles at the same time. Because of the lack of people, the director had to send a male actor wearing long hair and pretending to be a girl to serve as a maidservant for Tru Vuong. The series of scenes of twenty thousand soldiers fighting actually only had about 20 public actors, the director had to invite passersby to attend.
The sharp-eyed audience “sees” the details of the barracks, which only have about 20 guards.
Besides, because of the tight budget, the props in the movie are all made from familiar items such as paperboard, stainless steel, wood… As can be seen, the creativity of the former TVB crew is infinite. They always find a way to overcome the difficulties, the props and effects of the film are extremely rudimentary, but thanks to the quality of content and acting, the film has left an unforgettable impression on the audience.