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The Scent of Green Papaya

A thoughtful and carefully observed drama about a 10-year-old servant girl who comes to work in a Saigon household in 1951. Details her relationships with the various household members and her maturing into a beautiful young woman. Winner of the cinematography prize at Cannes, and nominated for the same Oscar.

Year: 1993
Genre: Foreign Language Films, Asian Cinema, Film Festivals 1994, Kate's Favourites
Country: France, Vietnam
Director: Tran Anh Hung
Starring: Tran Nu Yen Khe, Man San Lu, Thi Loc Truong
Duration: 100 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
7.4/10
Location in store: Foreign (Asia)

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