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 185 votes
Release Date: 1992-02-22
Status: Released
Run time: 115 min / 1:55
Production Studio : Timothy Burrill Productions, Renn Productions, films A2, 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 Gérard Brach Screenplay
Directing Jean-Jacques Annaud Director
Writing Jean-Jacques Annaud Screenplay
Production Claude Berri Producer
Writing Marguerite Duras Novel
Sound Gabriel Yared Original Music Composer
Camera Robert Fraisse Director of Photography
Editing Noëlle Boisson Editor
Art Hoang Thanh At Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Yvonne Sassinot de Nesle Costume Design
Art Olivier Radot Art Direction
Production Timothy Burrill Co-Producer
Production Jacques Tronel Co-Producer