The Lover (4K UHD, Limited Edition Mediabook)

Type: New 4K UHD

Colonial French Indochina, late 1920s: a fifteen-year-old French girl (Jane March) returns to Saigon, where she attends a girls’ boarding school. On her way there, she meets a handsome, wealthy and much older Chinese man (Tony Leung Ka Fai) from a respectable family. Going against the conventions of their respective societies, the lustful pair begin a passionate affair. Their strong attraction toward one another is only intensified by the illicit nature of their rendezvous.


Released as a remastered 2-Disc Limited Collector's Edition Mediabook in 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Vision and HDR+, on Blu-ray and with extensive extras and a 24-page booklet.

The sensual film adaptation of the bestselling autobiographical novel of the same name by Marguerite Duras.

A beautifully told story about a passionate, forbidden love and the world of desire.

A soulful and erotic romantic drama by French master director Jean-Jacques Annaud ("The Name of the Rose," "Seven Years in Tibet").

Starring Jane March ("Color of Night"), who makes her acting debut here, in the role of The Young French Woman.

Subtitles in Spanish, French, German and English.

Special Features (subtitled in English for the first time): Making-of; Interview with novelist Marguerite Duras and Jean-Jacques Annaud; Unreleased scenes; Picture galleries: "Set shots", "The locations", "Marguerite Duras and Jane March"; Original theatrical trailer; Instrumental trailer