The Wall


1h 35m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Three stories based on objects left at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. In "The Pencil Holder," a strict father in the military learns the true meaning of a father/son relationship after his young son befriends a dying soldier. In "The Badge," a young man goes to Vietnam to follow in the

Film Details

Also Known As
Wall
Release Date
1998
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Three stories based on objects left at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. In "The Pencil Holder," a strict father in the military learns the true meaning of a father/son relationship after his young son befriends a dying soldier. In "The Badge," a young man goes to Vietnam to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather and to serve his country. His grandmother gives him a family heirloom, a badge, as inspiration and hope for a safe return. While in Vietnam, he heroically puts his life on the line in an attempt to save his platoon. In "The Player," a cynical soldier learns a life lesson after he meets another soldier on his third tour of duty who selflessly wants to help his soldiers get home safely.

Film Details

Also Known As
Wall
Release Date
1998
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States May 24, 1998

Released in United States on Video June 13, 2000

The three parts of this telefilm are entitled: "The Pencil Holder," "The Badge" and "The Player."