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The Lover

Format(s) Available
DIGITAL
Opening Date
16 Nov 2019
Rating
R21 Sexual Content
Runtime
112 mins
Language
French - subtitles to be advised
Genre
Drama, Erotic
Director
Jean-Jacques Annaud
Cast
Tony Leung Ka Fai, Jane March, Frédérique Meininger
Synopsis
Indochina, the late 1920s. The girl is fifteen-and-a-half. The holidays are over, so today she is returning to Saigon, to the boarding house where she lives while attending classes at the high school. A busload of Vietnamese has left Sadec where the girl's mother runs the village school. During the crossing of the Mekong River, the girl gets out of the bus to lean over the rails of the ferry. She is wearing a dress of raw silk, a pair of lamé shoes with high heels and, surprisingly, a man's felt hat the color of rosewood. Next to the bus on the ferry, there is a big black limousine, a Morris Léon-Bollée driven by a chauffeur. An elegant man in the back of the car gazes steadily at the girl....
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