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The Lover 情人 (L'Amant) (1992) (DVD) (Collector Edition) (English Subtitled) (US Version)

The Lover 情人 (L'Amant) (1992) (DVD) (Collector Edition) (English Subtitled) (US Version)

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The Lover 情人 (L'Amant) (1992) (DVD) (Collector Edition) (English Subtitled) (US Version)

Region 2 DVD

MPAA rating ‏ : ‎ R (Restricted)
Package Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.9 x 5.5 x 0.66 inches; 4.8 Ounces
Director ‏ : ‎ Jean-Jacques Annaud
Media Format ‏ : ‎ DVD, Subtitled
Run time ‏ : ‎ 115 minutes
Release date ‏ : ‎ January 25, 2022
Actors ‏ : ‎ Jane March
Studio ‏ : ‎ MPI Home Video / Capelight Pictures
ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09GJG44D5
Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ USA
Number of discs ‏ : ‎ 1


Colonial French Indochina, late 1920s: a fifteen-year-old French girl (Jane March) returns to Saigon, where she attends a girls’ boarding school. On her way there, she meets a handsome, wealthy and much older Chinese man (Tony Leung Ka Fai) from a respectable family. Going against the conventions of their respective societies, the lustful pair begin a passionate affair. Their strong attraction toward one another is only intensified by the illicit nature of their rendezvous.


  • The sensual film adaptation of the bestselling autobiographical novel of the same name by Marguerite Duras.
  • A beautifully told story about a passionate, forbidden love and the world of desire.
  • A soulful and erotic romantic drama by French master director Jean-Jacques Annaud ("The Name of the Rose," "Seven Years in Tibet").
  • Starring Jane March ("Color of Night"), who makes her acting debut here, in the role of The Young French Woman.
  • Subtitles in Spanish, French, German and English.
  • Special Features (subtitled in English for the first time): Making-of; Interview with novelist Marguerite Duras and Jean-Jacques Annaud; Unreleased scenes; Picture galleries: "Set shots", "The locations", "Marguerite Duras and Jane March"; Original theatrical trailer; Instrumental trailer

The Lover (French: L'Amant) is a 1992 romantic drama film produced by Claude Berri and directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. Based on the semi-autobiographical 1984 novel of the same name by Marguerite Duras, the film details the illicit affair between a teenage French girl and a wealthy Chinese man in 1929 French Indochina. In the screenplay written by Annaud and Gérard Brach, the 15½ year-old protagonist is portrayed by actress Jane March, who turned eighteen shortly after filming began. Her lover is portrayed by actor Tony Leung Ka-fai.[4][3] The film also features Jeanne Moreau as narrator.

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