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Henri Marteau ...
Emile
Carlo Brandt ...
Castellani
Gérard Lartigau ...
L'Admiral
Hubert Saint-Macary ...
Raymond (as Hubert Saint Macary)
Andrzej Seweryn ...
Hebrard
Mai Chau ...
Shen
Alain Fromager ...
Dominique
Chu Hung ...
Mari de Sao
Jean-Baptiste Huynh ...
Étienne, adulte
Thibault de Montalembert ...
Charles-Henri (as Thibault De Montalembert)
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This story is set in 1930, at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. An unmarried French woman who works in the rubber fields, raises a Vietnamese princess as if she was her own daughter. She, and her daughter both fall in love with a young French navy officer, which will change both their lives significantly. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for some violence, sensuality and drug related scenes | See all certifications »
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23 December 1992 (USA)  »

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$5,734,232 (USA)
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When Eliane and Camille embrace at the prison, Camille's hands change position between shots. See more »

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Jean-Baptiste: At age ten one doesn't know the world needs to be changed.
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In some ways, the most informative of the 'Vietnam-era' movies..
20 February 1999 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

I've seen at least 10-20 post-Vietnam movies, nearly all concentrating on the war or the aftermath of a war in a country that most Americans know absolutely nothing about (including me).

What a relief it was to learn something about the years of mistreatment Indo-Chine (or Vietnam) suffered at the hands of the French colonists who seem to have the 'reverse-Midas-touch' when it comes to their land possessions. Then again, I suppose this is the way of all colonists who invariably mistreat their 'possessions'..

The acting was terrific by all involved. Learning the pre-war background behind the extreme North/South polarizations and seeing all the strife that's touched Vietnam was the best lesson I've yet gleaned from any Vietnam movie.

I think a cure has finally been developed for Oliver Stone.

As high a rating as possible.


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