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Les filles du botaniste (2006)

At the house of a famous Chinese botanist teacher his daughter and a female intern fall in love with each other - a forbidden love that must be kept secret.

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Cast

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Min Li
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An Chen (as Xiao Ran Li)
Dong Fu Lin ...
Mr. Chen (as Ling Dong Fu)
Wei-chang Wang ...
Dan
Nhu Quynh Nguyen ...
La directrice de l'orphelinat
Nguyen Van Quang ...
Maître Wang
Linh Thj Bich Thu ...
La femme en cuisine
Thi Xuan Thuc Nguyen ...
La vieille
Phuong-Thanh ...
La vendeuse de journaux
Tuo Jilin ...
Le juge
Dinh Xuang Tung ...
Policier 1
Le Ba Anh ...
Policier 2
Vuong Trach Vu ...
Policier 3
Drieu Van Chau ...
La serveuse du restaurant
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Chu Hung ...
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Storyline

Min Li, a trainee botanist is taken in by An's father. In such a beautiful, but lonely setting where the two are treated badly by the few men they communicate with, the women form a bond which quickly turns to unspeakable love. In a swirl of forbidden passion, love and opiate-induced intoxication they find themselves confronted with a society who will not accept same-sex love, a crime punishable by death. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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26 April 2006 (France)  »

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€5,300,000 (estimated)
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I love this movie
5 May 2006 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This movie was good ! You said that because u just didn't understand what love really is. U love someone for no reason, that's possible ! U are a girl and u fall in love with another girl, that's life. I'm gay and i really love this movie, because i can see me in it. Whenever two lovers were together, i always saw a perfect "chemistry" between them and that really made me feel good. By the way u don't have to "make love" to someone to prove your love !

And must say that this movie's story was about LOVE, not HOMOSEXUALITY !

Sorry for my damn bad English because i'm french !


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