Indochine Poster

Release Date: November 11th, 1992

DVD Release Date: March 21st, 2000

PG-13|2 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
In colonial-era Vietnam, Jean-Baptiste (Vincent Perez), a dashing French naval captain; Eliane (Catherine Deneuve), a wealthy plantation owner of French parentage; and her adopted Vietnamese daughter, Camille (Linh Dan Pham), are the three points of a cross-cultural romantic triangle. As the struggle against European imperialism sweeps Indochina, Jean-Baptiste and Camille have to choose sides and Eliane faces the emotionally difficult challenge of raising the child of her daughter and ex-lover.

Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Perez, Linh Dan Pham, Jean Yanne, Dominique Blanc, Henri Marteau, Mai Chau

Director: Régis Wargnier

Genres: Romance

Production Co: Canal+, Paradis Film

Distributors: Roissy Films, Bac Films

Keywords: France, 1950s, Forbidden love, Rivalry, Underdog, Mother, Daughter, Love triangle, 1930s, Emotional

Awards

Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Winner Foreign Language Film
Winner Best Foreign Language Film