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The Scent of Green Papaya


The interior life of a Vietnamese household in the 1950s, as seen through the eyes of a young servant girl, is explored in [[Performer~P166456~Tran Anh Hung~trananhhung]]'s placid, but visually intoxicating tone poem, L'Odeur de la Papaye Verte. The film begins in 1951, when the beautiful and inquisitive 10-year-old peasant girl Mui (Lu Man San) is hired to work at the home of an affluent Saigon family. When the father absconds with the family's money, the tireless mother ([[Performer~P239217~Truong Thi...more