Arts Daily / Indochrine


This story is set in 1930 at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. An unmarried French woman, who works in the rubber fields, raises a Vietnamese princess as if she was her own daughter. She and her daughter both fall in love with a young French navy officer, which changes both their lives significantly. At the conclusion of the film, Coastal Carolina University Professor of History Philip Whalen provides the historical context and leads a discussion on postcolonial identity, nationalism and decolonization. The screening will take place on November 29th at 5 p.m. at The Coastal Theater of the Lib Jackson Studio Union at Coastal Carolina University. Free.