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The Lover ()

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featuring Jane March, Tony Leung Kar-Fai, Frederique Meininger, Arnaud Giovaninetti, Melvil Poupaud

The Lover is director Jean-Jacques Annaud's adaptation of Marguerite Duras' minimalist 1984 novel. Set in French Indochina in 1929, the film explores ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Intensity

Lovely & Poignant

by Intensity on Jul 9, 2009

This is a great film, with compelling cinematography, focused acting performances free of exaggeration, and a recalled story (with matching musical scoring) that touches our core sense of romance without oversimplification. The final "character" is a closing Chopin Waltz that reflects the sentiment of all that has preceded it.

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