An American reporter finds himself in the middle of the 57-day battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam between the French army and the Vietminh, which finally resulted in the defeat and surrender of the French forces and France's eventual withdrawal from Vietnam.
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Donald Pleasence caught a virus while filming in Vietnam which put a strain on his heart and caused the heart trouble which led to his death in 1995. See more
Vietnamese army's M41 Walker Bulldog tanks were used in the movie (former South Vietnamese army tanks). During the real battle, French army used only ten M24 Chaffee light tanks. See more
4 March 1992 (France)
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