Indochine

TitleIndochine
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsWargnier, Régis
Running Time2h 39m
DistributorBac Films
CountryFrance
Publication LanguageFrench, Vietnamese
Abstract

Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, Indochine,  Régis Wargnier offers an interpretation of French colonialism in Indochina through the lens of a French plantation owner, Éliane Devries, played by Catherine Deneuve, and her adopted Vietnamese daughter Camille, played by Linh Dan Pham. They live peacefully together until the arrival of French naval lieutenant Jean-Baptiste Le Guen. Camille soon parts with her mother to follow Le Guen, and the young lovers join the nationalist cause. After Camille's arrest, Éliane raises her grandson in France. 

URLhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104507/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0
Cast

Catherine Deneuve

Linh Dan Pham

Vincent Pérez

Jean Yanne

Dominique Blanc

Henri Marteau

Carlo Brandt

Hubert Saint-Macary

Andrzej Seweryn

Thibault de Montalembert

Như Quỳnh

Gerard Lartigau

Credits

Produced by Eric Heumann and Jean Labadie

Directed by Régis Wargnier

Written by Érik Orsenna, Louis Gardel, Catherine Cohen, and Régis Wargnier

Cinematography by François Catonné

Edited by Agnès Schwab and Geneviève Winding

Music by Patrick Doyle

Full Text

For a scholarly review of the film for classroom use, see http://h-france.net/fffh/classics/indochine-and-the-sea-wall/

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