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The Lover

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Biography Cult 
Rated: 18+ (R)19921h 55mOn: Free Services Prime Video Kanopy Tags: Based on Books Religion Adaptation Country: France 

A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings and torrid encounters.The Lover featuring Jane March and Tony Leung Ka-Fai is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, free on Tubi, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 5 others. It's a biography and cult movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (18,671 votes) and was not well received by critics.

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Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#4,724 Ranked Movie

#160 Ranked in Cult Movies

#298 Ranked in Mature Movies

#558 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

The Lover has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (18,671 votes) and was not well received by critics. The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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