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The Quiet American

Author: William HorbergStaffan AhrenbergChristopher HamptonRobert SchenkkanPhillip NoyceAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003], ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A story that led to the events of the United States military involvement in Vietnam. Here, a love triangle between a British journalist, his mistress, and a mysterious CIA operative evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Romance films
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
History
Suspense films
Mystery films
Romance
Thriller
Espionage
Motion pictures, Australian
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Horberg; Staffan Ahrenberg; Christopher Hampton; Robert Schenkkan; Phillip Noyce; Michael Caine; Brendan Fraser; Do Thi Hai Yen; Tzi Ma; Robert Stanton; Holmes Osborne; Pham Thi Mai Hoa; Quang Hai; Rade Šerbedžija; Christopher Doyle; John Scott; Craig Armstrong; Norma Moriceau; Roger Ford; Graham Greene; Mirage Enterprises (Firm); Miramax Films.; Intermedia Films.; Saga Pictures (Firm); IMF Productions (Firm); Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788846167 9780788846168
OCLC Number: 52220490
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the novel by Graham Greene.
Special features include: anatomy of a scene; feature commentary with cast and crew; behind-the-scenes featurette; DVD-ROM features.
Credits: Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editor, John Scott; original music composer, Craig Armstrong ; costume designer, Norma Moriceau ; production designer, Roger Ford.
Cast: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Do Thi Hai Yen, Tzi Ma, Robert Stanton, Holmes Osborne, Pham Thi Mai Hoa, Quang Hai, Rade Sherbedgia.
Awards: Academy Awards, 2002: Nominated: Best Actor (Caine).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for images of violence and some language.
Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Enhanced DVD, Dolby digital, Region 1 encoding, widescreen (2.35:1).; DVD-ROM drive required for access to DVD-ROM features.
Contents: Special features: anatomy of a scene, commentary, enhanced Vietnam study guide, original book reviews for "The Quiet American."
Other Titles: Quiet American (Motion picture : 2002)
Responsibility: Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Saga Pictures, IMF production ; produced by William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Robert Schenkkan ; directed by Phillip Noyce.
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A story that led to the events of the United States military involvement in Vietnam. Here, a love triangle between a British journalist, his mistress, and a mysterious CIA operative evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception.

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