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The Wall (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | War  -  24 May 1998 (USA)
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The story of three items left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: a pencil holder, a sheriff's badge, and an electric guitar. Each item connects the living with the dead and are left as either memorials or to heal the wounds of war.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Col. Holst
Richard Chevolleau ...
Timothy Mullen (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Capt. Alleln (segment "The Pencil Holder")
Clive Cholerton ...
Cpl. Daley (segment "The Pencil Holder")
Billy Parrott ...
Adjutant (segment "The Pencilholder")
D. Garnet Harding ...
Green Beret Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder")
Jack Nguyen ...
Sang (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Marine Guard (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Counter Worker (segment "The Pencilholder") (as Deepak Jain)
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Ben Holst (segment "The Pencilholder")
Elyssa Livergant ...
Medic (segment "The Pencilholder")
Bret Pearson ...
Medic (segment "The Pencilholder")
Carson Durven ...
Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder")
Phil Morrison ...
Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder")
Rustey Davenport ...
Young Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder")
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The story of three items left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: a pencil holder, a sheriff's badge, and an electric guitar. Each item connects the living with the dead and are left as either memorials or to heal the wounds of war.

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There are 58,183 names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The lives they touched tell their stories.

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Very unrealistic movie of Vietnam
25 January 2010 | by (Parsonsfield, Maine) – See all my reviews

I recommend that people avoid this movie like the plague. This movie is so unrealistic it is laughable, which is a shame. A for instance is Edward James Olmos and his son in Vietnam. The time portrayed is all wrong; all dependents (who were in Vietnam) had already been sent home when the war intensified in the middle 60's and none was permitted there. My cousin was going to have his family with him in 1964, but was unable because that was when the the ban on dependents was begun. The realism of the war shown falls far short of what the war was in Vietnam. It looks as though the producers of this movie believed they could make a Vietnam war movie with little to no research, and it shows. The jungles of Mexico look more realistic than the forests of California. You can go on and on with the problems of this bad movie. This movie is an insult to all Vietnam vets. If you want to see a realistic Vietnam war movie I would recommend Oliver Stone's 'Platoon' or 'The Siege of Fire Base Gloria.' Avoid 'The Wall.' Semper Fi


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