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R| 2 hr. 16 min.

Plot Summary
A Vietnamese youth (Damien Nguyen) of mixed race undertakes an arduous journey to the United States to find his American father (Nick Nolte).

Cast: Damien Nguyen , Nick Nolte , Tim Roth , Bai Ling , Temuera Morrison , Dang Quoc Thinh Tran , Thi Huong Dung Nguyen , Vu Tang

Director: Hans Petter Moland

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

The Beautiful Country (2004)

Release Date: July 8th, 2005|2 hr. 16 min.

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  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The Beautiful Country might be too slow-moving for some, but it has powerful performances and a multi-layered quality. It is an epic journey worth taking. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Loses itself in melodrama, caricature and narrative missteps. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Bai Ling plays a resourceful prostitute from a Malaysian refugee camp who grows harder and more alienated by the day. Nick Nolte, Tim Roth and Temuera Morrison offer strong supporting performances. show more

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