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THE QUIET AMERICAN

by Phillip Noyce

synopsis

From the classic novel by Graham Green comes a murder mystery centered on a love triangle set against the French Indochina War in Vietnam, circa 1952. It's the story of a veteran English journalist, a young American and the beautiful Vietnamese woman caught between them. This is a world where nothing is as it seems - suffused with opium, intrigue and betrayal.

international title: THE QUIET AMERICAN
original title: THE QUIET AMERICAN
country: Germany, Australia, United States
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Phillip Noyce
film run: 95'
release date: UK 29/11/2002, FI 24/01/2003, GR 31/01/2003, PT 31/01/2003, USA 07/02/2003, SE 14/02/2003, IT 28/02/2003, PL 14/03/2003, IS 21/03/2003, ES 16/07/2003, FR 20/08/2003
screenplay: Christopher Hampton, Robert Schenkkan
cast: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Rade Serbedzija, Do Thi Hai Yen
cinematography by: Christopher Doyle
film editing: John Scott
art director: Roger Ford
costumes designer: Norma Moriceau
music: Craig Armstrong
producer: William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg
distributor: Buena Vista (UK), Medusa (IT)
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