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Sir! No Sir! --  Sir! No Sir! tells the long suppressed story of the GI movement to end the war in Vietnam. This is the story of one of the most vibrant and widespread upheavals of the 1960’s- one that had a profound impact on American society yet has been virtually obliterated from the collective memory of that time.

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24 September 2009 (Greece) See more »
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If You Ever Wanted To End A War... See more »
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This feature-length documentary focuses on the efforts by troops in the U.S. military during the Vietnam... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Michael Alaimo ... Himself (archive footage)

Edward Asner ... Colonel Heinl (voice) (as Ed Asner)
Joe Bangert ... Himself (also archive footage)
Tom Bernard ... Himself
Dave Blalock ... Himself
Verna Blossomgame ... Herself
Richard Boyle ... Himself
David Cline ... Himself
Donald Duncan ... Himself
Ed Eskelson ... Himself

Jane Fonda ... Herself (also archive footage)
Louis Font ... Himself

Troy Garity ... Narrator (voice)
Steve Goldsmith ... Himself
Halim Karim Gullahbemi ... Himself (as Elder Halim Gullahbemi)
Oliver Hirsch ... Himself
John Huyler ... Himself (also archive footage)
Terry Iverson ... Himself
John Lamboke ... Himself
Jerry Lembcke ... Himself
Howard Levy ... Himself (as Dr. Howard Levy)
Essie Love ... Herself
Rita Martinson ... Herself (archive footage)
Keith Mather ... Himself (also archive footage)
Don L. May ... Himself (as Don May)
Ron McMahan ... Himself
Louise Monaco ... Herself
Hal Muskat ... Himself
Mildred Parker ... Herself
Greg Payton ... Himself
Randy Rowland ... Himself
Susan Schnall ... Herself
Susan Schnall ... Herself
Bill Short ... Himself
Billy Dean Smith ... Himself
Darnell Stephen Summers ... Himself (as Darnell Summers)
Joseph Urgo ... Himself
Terry Whitmore ... Himself (also archive footage)
Michael Wong ... Himself

Walter Cronkite ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Henry Kissinger ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Richard Nixon ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Sylvester Stallone ... John J. Rambo (archive footage) (uncredited)

Donald Sutherland ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Directed by
David Zeiger 
 
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David Zeiger 

Produced by
Peter Broderick .... executive producer
Evangeline Griego .... producer
Louise Rosen .... co-producer
Renee Tod .... associate producer
Aaron Zarrow .... producer
David Zeiger .... producer
 
Original Music by
Buddy Judge 
 
Cinematography by
May Rigler 
David Zeiger 
 
Film Editing by
Lindsay Mofford 
May Rigler 
 
Sound Department
Tucker Stilley .... sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Chris Kirk .... motion designer
Chris Kirk .... title design
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jerry Henry .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Huu Duc Nguyen .... associate editor
Bill Bryn Russell .... colorist
Bill Bryn Russell .... on-line editor
 
Music Department
Tucker Stilley .... music editor
 
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Deidre Farris .... key production assistant
Phinneas Kiyomura .... production intern
 

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Features Summer '68 (1969)See more »
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My Friend, The EndSee more »

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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
A must see especially for younger people today..., 22 February 2011
Author: MarieGabrielle from United States

Who are returning from Iraq, who have questions and no answers.

I was interested in this film because Jane Fonda (demonized by the recent influx of right wing media hate mongers) clearly was proud of her position against the Vietnam War.

There are so many officers and people who lived through this. The doctor who protests being a trainer for new recruits, he mentions how dermatologists were used by the army so they could aid the Vietnamese to thinking the U.S. was helpful, even while bombing their villages. Victims were women, children, and the elderly. It is sad to me that no one hears the truth in todays corporate media.

Anyone who was born in the 70's or 80's must see this film to get a real picture of what was happening at that time. The My Lai Massacre and other atrocities. The only way I became familiar with the resonance of destruction was having read poet Anne Sexton's "My Lai Soldier" and I was interested to read and research what actually happened in Vietnam.

It is so important since we are yet going through more troubled times as a nation, the wars and what they do to humanity should be understood, and learned from. Noteworthy also, I don't recall being taught about Vietnam in honors history, American History taught the colonial days and founding fathers. Something young people should be learning about as they are at a recruit-able age in high school. Highly recommended to anyone wanting to learn the disturbing facts and reality. 10/10.

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