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The Quiet American

Release Date: November 22nd, 2002

R|1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
From the classic novel by Graham Greene 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 (Michael Caine), a young American (Brendan Fraser), and a beautiful Vietnamese woman caught between them. This is a world where nothing is what it seems -- suffused with opium, intrigue, and betrayal.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

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  • Caine has never been better, which is saying something. He puts a human face on a tragic era of history in a film that ranks with the year's finest. show more

  • Ever since the movie made a brief appearance late last year to qualify for Oscar consideration, Mr. Caine's performance has been hailed as the best of his career, and surely that's true.

  • A film full of a sense of impending danger, betrayal, seduction and destruction. Quite simply, it's great stuff. show more

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