Indochine Movie Review 1992

Information and Film Reviews for Indochine the Movie

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Soapy melodrama follows the fortunes of Eliane (Deneuve), a Frenchwoman born and reared in Indochina, from 1930 to the communist revolution 25 years later. She contends with the changes to her country as well as her adopted daughter as she grows up and becomes independent. Deneuve's controlled performance (and unchanging beauty) is eminently watchable. Filmed on location in Vietnam with breathtaking cinematography by Francois Catonne. In French with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 155 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Drama, Moms, Asia, Politics, Red Scare, Period Piece: 20th Century, Sex & Sexuality
Erik Orsenna, Louis Gardel, Catherine Cohen, Regis Wargnier
Catherine Deneuve, Linh Dan Pham, Vincent Perez, Jean Yanne, Dominique Blanc, Henri Marteau, Carlo Brandt, Gerard Lartigau
Francois Catonne
Regis Wargnier
Patrick Doyle
Sony Pictures Classics, Eric Heumann, Jean Labadie


Oscars 1992: Foreign Film; Cesar 1993: Actress (Deneuve), Art Dir./Set Dec., Cinematog., Sound, Support. Actress (Blanc); Golden Globes 1993: Foreign Film; Natl. Bd. of Review 1992: Foreign Film.

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