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A Rumor of War (1980)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, War  |  24 September 1980 (USA)
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The memories of a US private in Vietnam who slowly gets disillusioned as the war progresses.

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Lt. Philip 'Phil' Caputo
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Lt. Murph McCoy
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Lt. Walter Cohen
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Gen. Merle Rupert
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Sgt. Ned Coleman
John Friedrich ...
Cpl. Pascarella
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Woodward
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Capt. Peterson
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Manhole
Lane Smith ...
Sgt. Willliam Holgren
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Cpl. Kazmarak
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Carol
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Col. Atherton
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Maj. Ball
Phillip R. Allen ...
Col. Perry (as Phillip Allen)
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The memories of a US private in Vietnam who slowly gets disillusioned as the war progresses.

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Bagliori di guerra  »

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One of the finest made for network TV movies ever made
20 June 1999 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

Gripping war drama with a fine performance by Brad Davis. Ranks with many of the best of the Vietnam movie genre (Platoon, Go Tell The Spartans, Gardens of Stone, etc.). Could have easily been a theatrical release.


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