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This edition: The Scent Of Green Papaya





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Episode Details

(1993/France-Vietnam, 104 min., color, drama, in Vietnamese with English subtitles)
Dir.: Tran Anh Hung. Cast: Lu Man San, Tran Nu Yen-Khe.

Antebellum Vietnam is recreated throught the wide eyes of childhood and the deep blush of first love as the film charts the growth of Mui from childhood as a servant for an affluent Vietnamese family through her relationship as a young woman with a handsome pianist she has known since she was a girl. Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film. Discussion guest: La Frances Hui, Asia Society.

Guest List

Ms. La Frances Hui Film Curator, Asia Society, New York