The Lover (1992)


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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Movie Score: 6.6/10 from 98 votes
Release Date: 1992-02-22
Status: Released
Run time: 115 min / 1:55
Production Studio : Renn Productions, films A2, Timothy Burrill Productions, Grai Phang Film Studio
Production Countries: France, United Kingdom, Vietnam
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The Lover Casts

Jane March
as The Young Girl
Tony Leung Ka-Fai
as The Chinaman
Frédérique Meininger
as The Mother
Arnaud Giovaninetti
as The Elder Brother
Melvil Poupaud
as The Younger Brother

The Lover Crew

Writing Jean-Jacques Annaud Screenplay
Directing Jean-Jacques Annaud Director
Writing Gérard Brach Screenplay
Camera Robert Fraisse Director of Photography
Production Timothy Burrill Co-Producer
Sound Gabriel Yared Original Music Composer
Editing Noëlle Boisson Editor
Art Hoang Thanh At Production Design
Production Claude Berri Producer
Writing Marguerite Duras Novel
Costume & Make-Up Yvonne Sassinot de Nesle Costume Design
Art Olivier Radot Art Direction
Production Jacques Tronel Co-Producer