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Chiem, David Phu An

David Chiem arrived in Australia as a refugee in 1978. At the age of 14 he became the first Asian actor to gain a leading role on mainstream Australian television in the internationally acclaimed mini-series Butterfly Island. He has since played leading roles in film, television, theatre and radio. David studied acting at the Theatre Nepean (UWS), a BA (Communications) (UTS) and a masters of film producing at the prestigious AFTRS. It was at AFTRS that David met Brian Caswell. The pair have collaborated on various writing projects, most significantly, on the novels Only the Heart and The Full Story. Together they have a unique ability to communicate the experience of Vietnamese Australians and address lingering cultural prejudices and mythologies. David is fascinated by the mind and its creative potential. He is widely regarded as an accelerated learning and memory expert and is the Founder and Principal of Accelerated Learning Worldwide (ALW).
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Only The Heart

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From the chaos and the fear of post-war Saigon, and the terror of pirates on the open ocean, to the triumph and tragedy of a new life. Only The Heart is the story of Toan and Linh and a family that endures the nightmare in search of the dream. When logic says the dream is beyond your reach only heart knows the truth ...