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Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army authority anxious to save its own face, an embarrassed federal government, and a threatened marriage, and entangled, furthermore, in his own past lives and present sense of guilt, must call on all his cleverness and his own inner toughness to fight his case. Written by Ronos

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Thirty years ago he fought for his country. Now, he's fighting for his honor.

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Jesse Johnson, the actor who portrayed young Lt. Tyson in Vietnam, is Don Johnson's real life son. See more »

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In an early scene at the hospital in 1973, a soldier is shown wearing a web belt with a green plastic buckle, which did not enter service until at least the 1980s. All web belt buckles during Vietnam were metal. See more »

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Sad interpretation of stunning book
29 October 2005 | by (Brisbane Australia) – See all my reviews

I loved the book , hounded my friends to read it and looked forward to a movie being made from the story. After the poor job that was made with The General's Daughter (another DeMille novel) my enthusiasm waned a little and when I saw that Don Johnson was in the movie my enthusiasm waned even further.

But the ratings given on IMDb and the comments left made me hopeful, after now seeing the film I have to wonder if it is members of the Johnson family who have voted here.

The film has made a number of major changes to the story line and the casting of Don Johnson son to play the young Tyson is laughable, though not as laughable as the casting of the young and middle aged nun who not only grew old in the film but also changed ethnicity ! I was hugely let down with this movie and can only hope that it someone else will attempt to film it with a decent budget, a credible cast, a recognized director and a screen writer who doesn't move far from the original story.


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