Indochine

TitleIndochine
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsWargnier, Régis
Running Time159 minutes
Date Released1992
DistributorBac Films
CountryFrance
Publication Languagefrench, vietnamese
Abstract

Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, Indochine offers an interpretation of French colonialism in Indochina through the lens of motherhood. Éliane Devries, a French plantation owner, and Camille, her adopted Vietnamese daughter, 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. 

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

Genre

Drama, Romance

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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