Thirty years on from Vietnam, a government official is trying to track down soldiers who went missing in action, in the hope that it may lead her to her father. Meanwhile, a war veteran is forced to relive painful memories of how he was left for dead by his own platoon, and the heinous crimes he once committed while in the line of duty. Gritty and unflinching, THE VETERAN contains some breathtaking action sequences that vividly depict the horrors of war. Director Sidney J Furie (THE IPCRESS FILE, SUPERMAN IV) elicits strong performances from a cast that includes Michael Ironside, Ally Sheedy, and Bobby Hosea.
You can bury your past, but you can never escape it...
Did You Know?
Although the film is a follow up to Going Back (2001) (TV), it includes some of the flashback scenes from the first film, only in this film, they have been extended. It also includes a few flashback scenes that were deleted from the first film. See more
In the 1950's, the United States began sending American men and women thousands of miles to fight in the Vietnam War. Almost 3 million Americans participated.
30 years later, 1,835 American Prisoners Of War still remain unaccounted for.
References Apocalypse Now