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Traps

Traps (1995)

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Vietnamese director Pauline Chan, known for short films, made her feature debut with this story about a woman living in colonial Indochina. Chan co-wrote the screenplay based on a novel, Dreamhouse, by Kate Grenville. The sexual and emotional awakening of Louise Duffield (Saskia Reeves) takes place against the backdrop of the Vietnamese people awakening to the possibilities of liberation. Duffield is a British photographer who comes to southeast Asia with her husband Michael (Robert Reynolds),

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Although the movie is uneven in parts and its political logic is dubious at best, it does well what it set out to do.

September 30, 2002 Full Review Source: Internet Reviews
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Quite great psychological drama. Saskia Reeves delivers a finely-nuanced portrait of a woman forced in an extreme situation to fight for the right to see the world through her own eyes.
February 5, 2007
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