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Indochine: About the Film

Indochine

This Month's Film: Indochine
Cuisine: Vietnamese

A novel variation on the 'Electra Complex' adds an element of tension to Indochine, as Catherine Deneuve in the role of Eliane, an iron-willed rubber plantation heiress and her adopted daughter Camille ply their feminine wiles for the affection of a handsome young officer in colonial Vietnam. The dance scene is not to be missed...

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