Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam


1h 22m 1987

Brief Synopsis

Documentary based on actors reading letters written by American servicemen in Vietnam. Compilation war footage is included.

Film Details

Also Known As
Dear America: Letters Homes From Vietnam
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

Synopsis

Documentary based on actors reading letters written by American servicemen in Vietnam. Compilation war footage is included.

Crew

Philip Arterbury

Other

Mark Berger

Sound

Thomas Bird

Producer

Todd Boekelheide

Original Music

Alan Bourne

Other

David Bowman

Other

Alan Brudno

Other

Tim Buckley

Song Performer

Joseph Bush

Other

Jack Calamia

Other

Richard Cantale

Other

Rodney Chastant

Other

Cher

Song Performer

Michael Chin

Cinematographer

Sam Cooke

Song Performer

Alice Cooper

Song Performer

Cathleen Cordova

Other

Bill Couturié

Producer

Bill Couturié

Screenplay

Robert Devlin

Other

Richard Dewhurst

Screenplay

The Doors

Song Performer

The Doors

Song

Bob Dylan

Song

Bob Dylan

Song Performer

Bernard Edelman

Associate Producer

Bernard Edelman

Book As Source Material

Ben Edmonds

Music

Peter Elliot

Other

John Fogerty

Song

Marvin Gaye

Song Performer

Pat Golden

Casting

Ray Griffiths

Other

James Hebron

Other

Jimi Hendrix

Song

Jimi Hendrix

Song Performer

Matthew Henn

Other

Barbara Ligeti Hewitt

Casting

John Houghton

Other

Donald Jacques

Other

Mick Jagger

Song

Paul M Kelly

Other

Marion Kempner

Other

Dennis Lane

Other

Richard Loffler

Other

Love

Song Performer

Gregory Lusco

Other

Kevin Macaulay

Other

William Maguire

Other

John Mccabe

Casting

Kati Meister

Film Research

Geoffrey Menin

Music

Joseph Morrissey

Other

Edward Murphy

Other

George Olsen

Other

Allen Paul

Other

Thomas Jean Pierre Pellaton

Other

B Z Petroff

Production Manager

Elvis Presley

Song Performer

Robert Ransom

Other

Keith Richard

Song

Robert Salerni

Other

James Schubert

Other

Robert Shoup

Sound

James Simmen

Other

Bruce Springsteen

Song

Bruce Springsteen

Song Performer

Jeffrey Stephens

Sound Editor

Stephen Stept

Editor

Stephen Stills

Song

William Stocks

Other

Richard Strandberg

Other

Jack Swender

Other

Lynda Van Devanter

Other

Ray Wahl

Other

Merril Wasserman-serling

Music

Gary Weimberg

Editor

Victor David Westphall

Other

George Williams

Other

Eleanor Wimbish

Other

Kathryn Witte

Post-Production Supervisor

Phillip Woodall

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Dear America: Letters Homes From Vietnam
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall September 16, 1988

Released in United States April 1987

Released in United States October 24, 1987

Released in United States November 1987

Released in United States November 11, 1987

Released in United States 1988

Released in United States March 1988

Released in United States April 1988

Released in United States September 17, 1988

Released in United States October 1988

Shown at USA Film Festival April 1987.

Shown at London Film Festival November 1987.

Shown at Munich Film Festival June 25-July 3, 1988.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival March 21, 22 & 25, 1988.

Shown at Global Village Documentary Festival, New York City April 1988.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 17, 1988.

Shown at International Flanders Film Festival in Ghent, Belgium (competing) October 12-22, 1988.

The book "Dear America, Letters Home From America", edited by Bernard L Edelman, was compiled for The New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission.

Broadcast over HBO April 3, 1988.

Released in United States Fall September 16, 1988

Released in United States April 1987 (Shown at USA Film Festival April 1987.)

Released in United States October 24, 1987 (Premiered in Beverly Hills, California October 24, 1987.)

Released in United States November 1987 (Shown at London Film Festival November 1987.)

Released in United States October 1988 (Shown at International Flanders Film Festival in Ghent, Belgium (competing) October 12-22, 1988.)

Released in United States November 11, 1987 (Premiered in New York City November 11, 1987.)

Released in United States 1988 (Shown at Munich Film Festival June 25-July 3, 1988.)

Released in United States March 1988 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival March 21, 22 & 25, 1988.)

Released in United States April 1988 (Shown at Global Village Documentary Festival, New York City April 1988.)

Released in United States September 17, 1988 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 17, 1988.)