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The story of some Vietnamese refugees as they first arrive at Camp Pendleton in the United States as the Vietnam war ends in 1975.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Gunnery Sergeant Jim Lance
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Addie
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Tai Tran
Hiep Thi Le ...
Thuy Hoa
Billinjer C. Tran ...
Duc (as Billinjer Tran)
Kathleen Luong ...
Second Wife
Phuoc Quan Nguyen ...
Loi
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Quang Hai
Catherine Ai ...
Hien
Phu Cuong ...
Old Man
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Kieu
Trung Nguyen ...
Minh
Jennifer Tran ...
Anh
Linda Tran ...
Thuy Hoa's Sister
Tuan Tran ...
Tuan
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Storyline

A tale about Vietnamese refugees sent to an orientation camp on the Camp Pendleton Marine Base in California, 'Green Dragon' focuses on a young boy and his sister. Set in 1975, the film chronicles the stories told to the two children by other refugees in the camp and of Tai Tran, who dares to introduce himself to Sergeant Jim Lance. In developing a relationship with Lance, Tran is able to improve conditions and communication for all in the refugee camp. Written by Anna <dimenxia@yahoo.com>

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A story from a war that had been forgotten

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Rated PG-13 for some disturbing situations, nudity and language | See all certifications »
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23 April 2004 (South Korea)  »

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Puff the Magic Dragon  »

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Near the beginning of the movie, Minh (the young boy) walks the length of the darkened Quonset hut. He goes to the end and looks through the set of double doors. The very next scene switches to the exterior. He is now exiting a single door, because he has come out on the side of the building. See more »

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Addie: [explaining his drawing of a whipped slave] What's wrong, kid? Don't worry, that's not me. That's not me. See, that's an America you don't understand yet. It's bigger than those Sears and Roebuck's catalogs they been giving you, or those movies they're showing you, and your Mighty Mouse comics.
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My favourite movie of the year
19 July 2003 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

'Green Dragon' is a low cost but well made movie. It is about going through the hardship of life. There is hope no matter how dissapointing our life is. Anybody who felt their life worthless should watch this film.

The songs and music are very good also.

8/10


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