The lover

15 yrs 115 minutes 1992 6.8

The film The Lover takes place in French-colonized Indochina. In 1929, a fifteen-year-old French girl lives there. Her family is having financial problems and, on her way, back to her boarding school she is noticed by a wealthy Chinese businessman. He offers her a ride into town and the contrast with the family's life is great when she gets into the back of his large luxury car with a private driver. All their meetings take place in secret. But is their passion enough to overcome their different racial and class affiliations?

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Feature film
Genre: Biography, drama, romance
Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Actor: Jane March, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Frédérique Meininger, Arnaud Giovaninetti
Country: France, United Kingdom
Language: English, French