The Lover

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The Lover

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The Lover

Release Date: January 22, 1992

Year    :   1992
Slogan    :   «She gave her innocence, her passion, her body. The one thing she couldn't give was her love.»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Renn Productions, Films A2, Timothy Burrill Productions, Grai Phang Film Studio
Director    :   Jean-Jacques Annaud
Producers    :   Timothy Burrill, Claude Berri, Jacques Tronel
Writers    :   Jean-Jacques Annaud, Gérard Brach, Marguerite Duras
RunTime    :   115 mins.
Revenue    :   5013090

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.

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