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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 115

Budget: -

Revenue: -

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  •  18

  • 1992-10-29

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Alternative Titles

  • The Lover L'amant
  • The Lover
  • L'amant
  • Kochanek
  • The Lover (1992)
  • El Amante
Content Score: 100


6.5/10 (22 votes)


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.


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


Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Writers: , ,

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Jane March

Jane March
as The Young Girl

Tony Leung Ka-Fai

Tony Leung Ka-Fai
as The Chinaman

Frédérique Meininger

Frédérique Meininger
as The Mother

Arnaud Giovaninetti

Arnaud Giovaninetti
as The Elder Brother

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