The Lover

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Overview

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

    Novel

  3. Gérard Brach

    Screenplay

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

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Original Title L'Amant

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • October 29, 1992
    R, Theatrical

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