The scent of green papaya

The scent of green papaya

DVD - 2001 | Vietnamese
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Set in 1950s and 1960s Saigon, a young country girl joins a family as their servant and develops an enduring but secret attachment to a friend of the eldest son.
Publisher: [Culver City, Calif.] : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2001
Edition: Digitally mastered full screen version
ISBN: 9780767881081
0767881087
Branch Call Number: DVD FEATURE SCENT
Characteristics: Laser optical
optical
1 videodisc (Not rated)(104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Originally released as motion picture in 1993
Special features: Theatrical trailers ; interactive menus ; scene selections
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Claudecote
Feb 02, 2016

The cinematography is so very beautiful. Colours were vibrant and overtaking -- before HDef.
I saw it twice and am asking for it again. Very little subtitles bur they<re really not necessary except for telling the story.

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jvanderg
Nov 01, 2012

Different kind of movie. In Vietnamese and in that culture. Not sure how the initial story transitions into the last part of the story, it seemed disconnected. The summary mentions romance, although it just seems that a poor ignorant servant is pressured and then gives in. Didnt really see any build up of romance, but might be missing something as I dont understand Vietnamese

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