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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Louise Duffield
Robert Reynolds ...
Michael Duffield
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Daniel
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Viola
Kiet Lam ...
Tuan
Thierry Marquet ...
Captain Brochard
Hoa To ...
Tatie Chi
Nguyen Minh Tri ...
Thief
Tran Duy An ...
Bao
Ho Thu Nga ...
Kim
Vu T. Le Thi ...
Bao's Mother
Nguyen Ngoc Dang ...
Bao's Grandfather
Jean Louis Beaulieu ...
French Officer
Claude Holweger ...
French Soldier
Tat Binh ...
Vietminh Captain
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The year is 1950 and an English couple, Louise and Michael, have arrived in French-occupied Indochina to cover a story on a French-owned rubber plantation. They are to be the guests of the enigmatic plantation overseer, Daniel, and his beautiful yet difficult daughter Viola, at their elegant, decaying villa amid a tropical jungle. Michael and Louise hope that some time spent working in an exotic location will help reignite the passion in their floundering marriage. Instead they become unwittingly involved in the personal, sexual and political tensions of their hosts. Daniel is desperate to hold onto a way of life no longer possible in a country struggling for independence, bringing him into conflict with not only his daughter but also with his adopted country. Written by prabhjyot singh

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Rated R for strong sexuality and some violence | See all certifications »
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11 August 1994 (Australia)  »

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Dschungel der Gefühle  »

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AUD 3,500,000 (estimated)
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