The Quiet American

The Quiet American
The Quiet American

Year

2002

Duration

96 minutes

Genres

Crime

Language

English

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Synopsis

Based on the novel by legendary British writer Graham Greene, this is a faithful account of love and war in Saigon, Vietnam, circa 1952. Thomas Fowler, a journalist for the Times enjoys his life in what was then called Indochina, living with a beautiful local woman called Phuong. But Fowler's peace is shattered with the arrival of Alden Pyle - a doctor who also begins to experience the pangs of love. With a fine performance from star Michael Caine as Fowler, the film also offers a striking vision of the time and place in which it is set.

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15 Classification

This film has a couple of uses of strong bad language, war scenes and drug use.

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