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The Quiet American(2002)

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Brief Synopsis

American aid worker Alden Pyle arrives in Saigon in the fall of 1952, at the height of the Vietnamese fight for independence from French colonial rule. Filled with zeal for his mission to help the people of Vietnam through his economic aid program and eager to learn the lay of the land from a more e

Cast & Crew

Phillip Noyce Director
Michael Caine Thomas Fowler
Brendan Fraser Alden Pyle
Rade Sherbedgia Inspector Vigot
Tzi Ma Hinh
Robert Stanton Joe Tunney
Holmes Osborne Bill Granger
Quang Hai General Thé
Pham Thi Mai Hoa Phuong's sister [Miss Hei]
Mathias Mlekuz French captain
Kevin Tran Watch tower soldier
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info:  Toronto Film Festival premiere: 6 Sep 2002; New York and Los Angeles release: 22 Nov 2002; Vietnamese premiere: 17 Dec 2002
Release Date:  2002 Production Date:  [Panavision]
Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present
none available
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Miramax Films
Sound:  Production Co:  Mirage Enterprises, Saga Pictures, Intermedia Films, IMF Production
Duration(mins):  100-101 min Country:  Australia and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Truth and fiction make a nice entertaining mix

    james 2011-08-11

    An excellent story built around the Vietnamese people to struggle for independence and to simply be left alone, either from the Communists, the French, the... MORE>