Disillusioned Vietnam veteran Lloyd Dubeck travels back to Southeast Asia in search among thousands of war orphans for the son he left behind.

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Lloyd Dubeck
Rita Tushingham ...
Margaret Sheen
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Noel Cousins (as Jonathan Lippe)
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Em Thuy
Lemi ...
Trung
Royce Wallace ...
Mrs. Dubeck
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Hal
Fred Sadoff ...
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Claudia Bryar ...
Mrs. Cousins
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Joseph Hieu ...
Minh
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Disabled Vietnam War vet Lloyd Dubeck can't find work after returning home. With nothing for him in the States. he returns to Saigon in search of his Vietnamese mistress, and half breed child they had together. He searches the streets and orphanages, with no clue to there whereabouts, other then that his child has green eyes. Along his journey, he befriends a young orphaned street hustler named Trung, who unintentionally guides Lloyd down a road of self discovery and redemption for America's part in the war that contributed to the devastation and poverty now befallen Saigon, forcing Lloyd to finally confront his personal demons, including the final outcome of where fate brought his mistress and child after abandoning them years back. Written by Humberto Amador

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Eugene Logan connected with another movie regarding humanity
22 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Evidently, not many people have seen this movie, because no one is posting any more comments. This is not a movie to be missed. After all, it has won the George Peabody award as well as the Humanitas award. Paul Winfield should have won an award for his awesome performance in this movie. Eugene Logan who was a co-writer on this made for TV movie also was part of another movie on humanity, or loss of it, by being a technical adviser to Truman Capote's movie the Glass House. This movie is now available on DVD. If anyone is interested, I will post another letter telling how it was that Eugene Logan came to be the technical adviser to a movie of such an amazing person as Truman Capote. Thanks for reading this and I hope you will find a way to view these two movies.


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