Producer Joseph Lang found dead

Soi Cowboy filmmaker was just 33.

by Jennie Kermode

British film producer and writer Joseph Lang has been found dead in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, according to the Guardian.

Lang, who was 33, rose to fame in 2008 when he produced Soi Cowboy, which was a hit at film festivals around the world. He also wrote and produced The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael.

Lang's body was found outside a medical centre. The cause of death is not yet know.

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