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The Wall (1998)

The story of three items left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: a pencil holder, a sheriff's badge, and an electric guitar. Each item connects the living with the dead and are left as either memorials or to heal the wounds of war.

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Col. Holst
Richard Chevolleau ...
Timothy Mullen (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Capt. Alleln (segment "The Pencil Holder")
Clive Cholerton ...
Cpl. Daley (segment "The Pencil Holder")
Billy Parrott ...
Adjutant (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Green Beret Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder") (as D. Garnet Harding)
Jack Nguyen ...
Sang (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Marine Guard (segment "The Pencilholder")
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Counter Worker (segment "The Pencilholder") (as Deepak Jain)
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Ben Holst (segment "The Pencilholder")
Elyssa Livergant ...
Medic (segment "The Pencilholder")
Bret Pearson ...
Medic (segment "The Pencilholder")
Carson Durven ...
Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder")
Phil Morrison ...
Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder")
Rustey Davenport ...
Young Soldier (segment "The Pencilholder")
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The story of three items left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: a pencil holder, a sheriff's badge, and an electric guitar. Each item connects the living with the dead and are left as either memorials or to heal the wounds of war.

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There are 58,183 names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The lives they touched tell their stories.

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24 May 1998 (USA)  »

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Not so bad....
16 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

I had a chance to view the movie The Wall. It was an interesting tapestry of different stories and how they relate to the Vietnam war. Although the story lines do need some work and at times were confusing and one did not know really how this tapestry would play out of why things were happening. The overall acting was on the so/so side, albeit not helped by a confusing script, yet one notable newcomer Christopher Chu stood out as VC Trong (segment "The Badge")- He has a presence on screen that is haunting and purposeful and I had a chance to see his other work in "Earth Mother Bloom" it was a veritable Hannah orient of song and dance where he played a philosopher, overall a positive review if only for the breakout performance by Mr. Chu.


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