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The Scent of Green Papaya

1993 Rated NR 1hr 44m

Little things mean a lot in the world of 10-year-old Mui, a girl who's trained to be a house servant in 1950s Vietnam. This film follows Mui as she grows up in pre-war Saigon, and finds quiet love with a family friend. Dialogue seems almost tertiary in this film that celebrates the senses, as the young girl discovers the world around her and marvels at every new sight, sound and scent she experiences while going about her workday life.

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Movie Details

1994 Academy Award®
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.66:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Vietnamese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.