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Capt. Keene
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Col. Tuong, NVA
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Ho
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Jacques
Jim Ishida ...
Khoi
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Pham
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Shen
Sophie Trang ...
Lai
Arsenio 'Sonny' Trinidad ...
Thuy
Iilana B'tiste ...
Khan Li
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Joop
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Swan
Allan Moore ...
Murphy
Joe Seely ...
Grover (as Joseph Seely)
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Capt. Duc, ARVN
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Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him when the American had the opportunity. Written by John Sacksteder <Jsack@ka.net>

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Viewing the Vietnam war from both sides
21 May 2001 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Beau Bridges, Haing S. Ngor and Liem Whatley perform admirably in this small Vietnam war film. Liem Whatley plays Ho a north Vietnamese soldier, a revolutionary seeking establish communist land reform. Beau Bridges is a straight arrow American officer who is captured by Ho. This is an interesting take on the Vietnamese war insofar as it spends some time with "Charles". Well done.


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