21 and a Wake-Up
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21 and a Wake-Up
21 AND A WAKEUP is the first American motion picture about the Vietnam War ever allowed by the communist government in Hanoi to film on the real locations where the war took place.Produced in conjunction with Vietnam's state-owned Feature Film Studio Number One, the picture was Written and Directed by ex-Marine Chris McIntyre, who served during the height of the Vietnam War.The picture takes place over a hundred hour span of the 24th Evacuation Hospital, the last major Army Hospital to close as America had given up the fight and was going home.The film is based on real events, focusing on… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"McIntyre's heart and soul are all over the film, but he's just beginning to learn the rudiments of filmmaking, and sad to say, the location work doesn't pay off."
‑ Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
"I'm sure [McIntyre's] motivations were heartfelt, but his film is awkward and disjointed, and outstays its welcome."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"I've seen better acting by hungry animals in dog food commercials."
‑ Matt Pais, Metromix.com
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