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Vietnam at the movies

by Michael Lee Lanning

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Published by Fawcett Columbine in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Motion pictures and the conflict.,
    • Motion pictures -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Lee Lanning.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.73 .L36 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 356 p. ;
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1133376M
      ISBN 100449908917
      LC Control Number94094062

        His book, initially banned by the government, was a bestseller in Vietnam. Paradise of the Blind by Duong Thu Huong Three women struggle to survive in this savage account of Vietnam's Maoist-style Author: Pushpinder Khaneka.   In , Stanley Kubrick adapted Marine Corps veteran Gustav Hasford’s novel The Short-Timers into Full Metal both feature soldiers going from boot camp to the Vietnam War.

      Forrest Gump: You died on a Saturday mornin'. And I had you placed here under our elm tree. And I had that house of your father's bulldozed to the ground. Momma always said dyin' was a .   The antiwar, anti-soldier tenor of those early movies gave way, in the s, to a new kind of Vietnam film, in which veterans were embraced as anti-Communist warriors and Vietnam was appropriated.

        The Last Full Measure: Trailer 1. The Last Full Measure: Trailer 1. The Last Full Measure Synopsis. The true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a USAF Pararescue medic who saved over sixty men in the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division before making the ultimate sacrifice in one of the bloodiest battles of the war. Read Full Synopsis%(K).   The movie adaptation of The Giver, Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal–winning YA novel, was years in the making.*While Lowry has been blunt about the need for some changes—she told Hypable, “a Author: Miriam Krule.


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In Vietnam at the Movies, Vietnam vet Michael Lee Lanning traces the genesis of the "war movie" from the Spanish American War all the way up to Vietnam, taking Tinseltown to task for its treatment of the Viet vet--painstakingly separating fact from the fiction, and reviewing the quality and accuracy of more than films and TV movies, including:5/5(1).

Written, produced, and directed almost exclusively by nonveterans and those actively opposed to the war during the conflict, the Vietnam movie has taken a narrow view of the war's combatants-and that portrayal seems to be concentrated on, at its best, an unemployed, maladjusted veteran who cannot cope and, at its worst, a crazed killer still.

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