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The Lover

1992-01-22 | Drama / Romance
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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.
Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Stars: Jane March, Tony Leung Ka-fai

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    Best Cinematography

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    Best Music (Meilleure musique)

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    Best Sound Editing - Foreign Feature

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The casts of The Lover are Jane March starring as The Young Girl, Tony Leung Ka-fai starring as The Chinaman, Frédérique Meininger starring as The Mother, Arnaud Giovaninetti starring as The Elder Brother, Melvil Poupaud starring as The Younger Brother, Lisa Faulkner starring as Helene Lagonelle.
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..
The director of The Lover is Jean-Jacques Annaud.
The revenue of The Lover was 5,013,090 USD.
On November 26, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Lover is 6.9/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 32/100, Metacritic rating is 59/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The release date of The Lover is January 22, 1992.
The Lover won 1993 César Awards, France, 1993 Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA, 1992 Bambi Awards.
The runtime of The Lover is 115 minutes.
The genre of The Lover is Drama,Romance.
The full version of The Lover is provided by Tubi TV , Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Vudu , Kanopy
The certification of The Lover is R.