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Message from Nam (1993)

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 17 October 1993
Journalism Major Paxton Andrews loses the man she loves in the Vietnam War. Always having followed the beat of a different drum, she decides to work out her grief by going to Vietnam and ... See full summary »

Director:

Paul Wendkos

Writers:

Danielle Steel (novel), Suzanne Clauser (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenny Robertson ... Paxton Andrews
Nick Mancuso ... Capt. Bill Quinn
Ed Flanders ... Ed Wilson
Ted Marcoux Ted Marcoux ... Sgt. Tony Campobello
Hope Lange ... Marjorie Wilson
Steven Eckholdt ... Peter Wilson
Christopher Allport ... Ralph Johnson
Tracy Griffith ... Gabrielle 'Gabby' Wilson
Vivian Wu ... France Tran
Billy Dee Williams ... Felix
Esther Rolle ... Queenie / Elizabeth McQueen
Rue McClanahan ... Beatrice Andrews
Ken Marshall ... Dr. George Andrews
Marjorie Harris Marjorie Harris ... Allison Lee / Andrews
John Burke ... Matt
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Storyline

Journalism Major Paxton Andrews loses the man she loves in the Vietnam War. Always having followed the beat of a different drum, she decides to work out her grief by going to Vietnam and writing a column that will hopefully help those at home better understand the War. While she's there her life is changed profoundly, and she finds new love and hope in the midst of death and destruction. Written by CD

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vietnam | based on novel | See All (2) »

Taglines:

War scars the body, Love scars the heart.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brev från Vietnam See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Paxton: Maybe you were right Sergeant. Maybe when your head's too full of someone, you get hurt. Or other people do.
Tony: Well I sure hope not Miss Andrews, 'cause like I said, you've been messing around in my head for the last eight months.
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The best of all the Danielle Steel Adaptations...
9 September 2002 | by staceymSee all my reviews

Message from Nam is my favourite of all of the Danielle Steel adaptations - and I do have them all! I could watch this movie back to back two or three times at least and not get bored.

I can't really express how much I love this film and how much of my day I spend thinking about it! The whole premise and setting seem so... appropriate. The acting is TV movie, but with standout performances from the two leads, who not only seem to fit the parts perfectly, but seem to fit one another too. Not to mention that Ted Marcoux is gorgeous looking... but anyway!

If you get a chance to see it, I would highly recommend a look.


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