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.
|Production Countries||:||France, United Kingdom, Vietnam,|
|Production Co.||:||Renn Productions films A2 Timothy Burrill Productions Grai Phang Film Studio|
|Casts||:||Jane March, Tony Leung Ka-Fai, Frédérique Meininger, Arnaud Giovaninetti, Melvil Poupaud,|
|Plot Keywords||:||male nudity, female nudity, prostitute, sex, based on novel, age difference, lolita, virgin, narration, nudity, arranged marriage, vietnam, underwear, one-sided love, lover, indochina, love, interracial relationship, family relationships, domestic abuse, sexual attraction, loss of virginity, statutory rape, older man younger woman relationship, lust, kissing, desire, cult film, face slap, promiscuous woman, sexual awakening, teenage sex, french colony, forbidden romance, 1920s, nymphette,|
The Lover L'amant
The Lover (1992)