Indochine


2h 39m 1992

Brief Synopsis

Set in 1930 in French Indochina against a backdrop of political tension between the French and Vietnamese. Eliane Devries is the seemingly repressed owner of a prosperous rubber plantation. Her steely exterior, however, is only a mask intended to hide her torrid love affairs from upper class society

Film Details

Also Known As
Indochina
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
Malaysia; Vietnam; Lucerne, Switzerland; Paris, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 39m

Synopsis

Set in 1930 in French Indochina against a backdrop of political tension between the French and Vietnamese. Eliane Devries is the seemingly repressed owner of a prosperous rubber plantation. Her steely exterior, however, is only a mask intended to hide her torrid love affairs from upper class society. But when her adopted Indochinese daughter innocently falls in love with Eliane's secret lover, the scandalous lovers' triangle threatens to destroy their entire family.

Crew

Pierre Amzallag

Casting

Marc Balzarelli

Property Master

Laurent Bares

Assistant Camera Operator

Alain Belmondo

Executive Producer

Dane Tat Binh

Assistant Director

Thierry Binisti

Assistant Director

Jacques Bunoir

Graphics

Claude Canaple

Unit Manager Assistant

Philippe Caspary

Other

Pierre-henri Cathala

Location Manager

François Catonné

Director Of Photography

Nicole Cavillon

Production Accountant

Sylvain Chauvelot

Property Master

Jacques Cluzaud

Assistant Director

Catherine Cohen

Screenplay

Michel Conche

Location Manager

Gerard Crosnier

Executive Producer

Francois D'artemare

Unit Manager Assistant

Isabelle Dassonville

Other

Ainsley Desilva

Production

Patrick Doyle

Music

Chris Gandois

Choreographer

Louis Gardel

Screenplay

Pierre-yves Gayraud

Costume Designer

Cedric Gerard

Makeup

Alain Giraud

Associate Producer

Alain Guffroy

Assistant Art Director

Tassadite Hammami

Wardrobe

Dominique Hennequin

Sound

Pierre Heros

Associate Producer

Éric Heumann

Producer

Philippe Hubin

Special Effects

Edi Hubschmid

Production

Nelly Krowolski

Advisor

Jean Labadie

Producer

Roger-andre Larrieu

Associate Producer

Nicole Lenfant

Production Accountant

Jean-marie Leroy

Photography

Claude Marquet

Other

Jean-pierre Meurisse

Camera Operator

Pascal Morin

Location Manager

Agathe Moro

Hair

Erik Orsenna

Screenplay

Asoka Perera

Advisor

Gabriella Pescucci

Costume Designer

Jean Poinot

Construction

Chandran Rutnam

Production Supervisor

Guillaume Sciama

Sound Engineer

Clement Sentilhes

Unit Manager Assistant

Laurent Soulet

Casting Associate

Benjamin Stora

Advisor

Claudine Taulere

Continuity

Anne To

Casting Associate

Nguyen Lan Trung

Assistant Director

Guy Vanderplaetsen

Props

Alain Vannier

Associate Producer

Régis Wargnier

Screenplay

Genevieve Winding

Sound Editor

Genevieve Winding

Editor

Eric Wiser

Assistant Camera Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
Indochina
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
Malaysia; Vietnam; Lucerne, Switzerland; Paris, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 39m

Award Wins

Best Foreign Language Film

1992

Award Nominations

Best Actress

1992
Catherine Deneuve

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Named Best Foreign Language Film of 1992 by the National Board of Review.

Nominated for 11 Cesar Awards (1992), including Best Picture. Won awards for Best Actress (Catherine Deneuve) and Best Supporting Actress (Dominique Blanc).

Released in United States Winter December 24, 1992

Released in United States on Video February 2, 1994

Released in United States January 1993

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 7-17, 1993.

Principal photography wrapped in Paris August 22, 1991, then resumed for the final two days September 18 and 19 in Lucerne.

Completed shooting August 22, 1991.

Began shooting April 8, 1991.

Cinemanuel acted as an executive producer.

Released in United States Winter December 24, 1992

Released in United States on Video February 2, 1994

Released in United States January 1993 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 7-17, 1993.)

The Country of France