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THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA

THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA

  • Directed by Tran Anh Hung
  • Starring Tran Nu Yen-Khe, Truong Thi Loc, Nguyen Anh Hoa, Lu Man San, Vuong Hoa Hoi, Tran Ngoc Trung
  • 104mins | 1994 | (U)

In this Vietnamese drama, a young peasant girl named Mui (Lu Man San) is hired to work for a well-to-do family in Saigon. Although the household's fortunes change for the worse, Mui stays with them as a servant and grows infatuated with one of their friends, the handsome Khuyen (Vuong Hoa Hoi). Years later, Mui (Tran Nu Yen-Khe) is employed by Khuyen, who has become a renowned pianist. Although Khuyen has a girlfriend, he gradually begins to realize his own strong connection with Mui.