A haunted Vietnam veteran (Danny Glover), living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, is faced with a life-changing decision after he is visited by a former platoon member (David Strathairn) and his young Amerasian daughter (newcomer Zoe Weizenbaum). Written by
It's never too late to come home.
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Did You Know?
The storyline for the film was inspired by the Lee Teter print "Reflections". The film's screenwriter, retired U.S. Army Major Ken Miller
, who served in Vietnam, saw Teter's famous illustration in an art gallery and immediately was filled with war-related emotions. See more
As Lenny is going through the things in Jake's room and is looking at his Purple Heart, we see that Jake sees what she's doing. He rushes into the room and tells her to stop, but he had to move the blanket that's hung in the doorway out of the way. There are no gaps for Jake to be able to see what Lenny is doing. See more
I don't like you!
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