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The Lover (1992)

R 10/29/1992 (US) DramaRomance 1h 55m

She gave her innocence, her passion, her body. The one thing she couldn't give was her love.


A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings and torrid encounters.

  1. Jean-Jacques Annaud

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Marguerite Duras


  3. Gérard Brach


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jane March

    Jane March

    The Young Girl

  2. Tony Leung Ka-fai

    Tony Leung Ka-fai

    The Chinaman

  3. Frédérique Meininger

    Frédérique Meininger

    The Mother

  4. Arnaud Giovaninetti

    Arnaud Giovaninetti

    The Elder Brother

  5. Melvil Poupaud

    Melvil Poupaud

    The Younger Brother

  6. Lisa Faulkner

    Lisa Faulkner

    Helene Lagonelle

  7. Jeanne Moreau

    Jeanne Moreau


  8. Xiem Mang

    The Chinaman's Father

  9. Philippe Le Dem

    Philippe Le Dem

    The French Teacher

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