The Lover

  • 1992
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, Erotic

Jean-Jacques Annaud's film version of Marguerite Duras's evocative, beautifully imagined novel is a soft-core porno hash with pretensions to high art. Annaud focuses on The Lover's most accessible aspects--"hot" sex scenes, the scenic pictorialism of 1930s Saigon, an overall ambiance of flushed exotica--and wholly misses the poetry, fatalism and more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
Gerard Brach
Source (1 Credit)
Producer (2 Credits)
Co-Producer (1 Credit)
Timothy Burrill
Assoc. Producer (2 Credits)
Jacques Tronel
Josee Benabent-Loiseau
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Robert Fraisse
Editor (1 Credit)
Noelle Boisson
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Thanh At Hoang
Art Director (1 Credit)
Olivier Rudot
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Sophie Martel
Costumes (1 Credit)
Yvonne Sassinot DeNesle
Special Effects (1 Credit)
Frederic Moreau
Make Up (1 Credit)
Anne-Marie Branca

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