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Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam (TV Movie)


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  Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam   (TV Movie) Review
Tookey's Rating
9 /10
 
Average Rating
9.60 /10
 
Starring
David Brinkley, Fred DeBrine, Edwin Newman
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Directed by: Bill Couturie
Written by: Bill Couturie, based on the book edited by Bernard edelman

 
 
 
Released: 1987
   
Genre: DOCUMENTARY
WAR
   
Origin: US
   
Length: 87
 
 


 

Real letters from American soldiers in Vietnam are illustrated with documentary footage of the war.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Classic documentary, and perhaps the ultimate statement on the Vietnam war. Although star actors including Willem Dafoe (pictured) read the letters, they don't overdo the histrionics. Excellent.

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