Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

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This beautifully crafted documentary brings home the tragedy of the Vietnam war in ways well out of the reach of feature films. Nothing is re-enacted, and the interweaving of newsreel and amateur footage puts you right there next to the bloody stumps and the booby-traps in the elephant grass. The letters home - read by Robert De Niro, Martin Sheen, Sean Penn, Tom Berenger, Robin Williams among others - range from family ordinary to the staring horror of Joseph Conrad's Kurtz. Tears and fear are a constant refrain. An intensely moving and disturbing experience.

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johnny

One of the absolute best, films on Vietnam. I encourage everyone to see this well crafted documentery. I only wish i had created it.

johnny

One of the absolute best, films on Vietnam. I encourage everyone to see this well crafted documentery. I only wish i had created it.