On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Movie: What We Know


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Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous has a movie adaptation that’s in the works. For all the details on this potential upcoming book to movie, here’s what we know about the On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous movie.

What’s it about? What’s the plot?

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a fictional letter from a son written to his illiterate mother. From Variety: “The story recounts the lives of Little Dog’s grandmother Lan, who escapes an arranged marriage during the Vietnam War and becomes a prostitute, and Hong, who leaves school at five years old due to the war and suffers post-traumatic stress disorder. The family eventually moves to Connecticut, where they can barely speak English, and Little Dog is abused by his mother for being gay.”

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous was published in June 2019.

What format will it be? Will the On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous adaptation be a Movie or a Series?

It’s planned as a feature movie.

Who’s behind it?

Indie film and TV company A24 is developing the On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous adaptation.

What’s the status of the On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous adaptation?

The adaptation is currently early in its development.

Who’s in the cast?

No casting details have been released yet.

When will it be released?

Currently unknown.

Is there a trailer or teaser available?

Not yet! Stay tuned.


On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Movie Development Timeline

June 4, 2019 (novel) is released.

December 22, 2020 A24 Developing Film Adaptation of ‘On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous’

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