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The American (Character)
from The Quiet American (2002)

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The Quiet American -- Michael Caine and Brendan Fraser power a stylish political thriller where love and war collide in Southeast Asia! Set in early 1950s Vietnam - a young American becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle when he falls for the beautiful mistress of a British journalist. As a war is waged around them, these three only sink deeper into a world of drugs, passion and betrayal.
The Quiet American -- HV

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Alden Pyle


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  1. The Quiet American (2002) Played by Brendan Fraser (as Alden Pyle)
    ... aka "The Spy" - Philippines (English title)

  2. The Quiet American (1958) Played by Audie Murphy

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From The Quiet American (1958)
The American: [Somewhat sarcastically, after Fowler has advised him it would be wiser to give the two ARVN guards in the tower their two remaining cigarettes] I wouldn't have thought you suggest using economic aid to but friends...
Thomas Fowler: [Referring to the two young guards] They're scared. I wouldn't blame them if they handed us over to the Communists. They don't believe in anything either. They just want enough rice. They want one day to be much the same as another. They don't want our white skins around telling them what they want.
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