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The Lover (L'Amant)

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Genre: Drama

Year: 1992

Running time: 115 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Pathé

Format: 4K DCP

Cast: Jane March, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Lisa Faulkner

Language options: Dialogue - FR, EN | Subtitle - FR

Set in 1920s colonial Indochina, a pretty, virginal French teenager (Jane March) meets a handsome Chinese playboy (Tony Leung Ka Fai) from a respectable family. Going against the conventions of their respective societies, the lustful pair begin a torrid affair in a seedy Saigon neighborhood. Their strong attraction towards one another is only intensified by the illicit nature of their rendezvous. Given such circumstances, can their relationship last?


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