The Sleeping Dictionary


2003

Brief Synopsis

In the 1920's, a young British officer journeys to a remote jungle outpost, where he encounters some unusual local customs: a beautiful young woman is assigned to ostensibly tutor him in the native language, but it becomes clear that she is some kind of army-allotted concubine. When the officer fall

Film Details

Also Known As
Kärlekens lexicon, Sleeping Dictionary
Release Date
2003
Location
Malaysia

Synopsis

In the 1920's, a young British officer journeys to a remote jungle outpost, where he encounters some unusual local customs: a beautiful young woman is assigned to ostensibly tutor him in the native language, but it becomes clear that she is some kind of army-allotted concubine. When the officer falls in love with the woman, both the military and the local tribe are thrown into turmoil.

Film Details

Also Known As
Kärlekens lexicon, Sleeping Dictionary
Release Date
2003
Location
Malaysia

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Released in United States on Video February 18, 2003

Feature directorial debut for Guy Jenkin.

Released in United States on Video February 18, 2003