A young Englishman is sent to Malaysian Borneo in the 1930s to stay with a tribe as UK’s colonial representative. A local woman (J.Alba) helps him understand local tradition and language. He falls in love with her etc. despite the taboo.
Director: Guy Jenkin
Writer: Guy Jenkin
Stars: Jessica Alba, Brenda Blethyn, Hugh Dancy
The Sleeping Dictionary 2003
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