The Quiet American
The Quiet American (1958)

The Quiet American was the first major American-financed film to touch upon the powder-keg situation in Vietnam (still referred to as Indochina in 1958). Audie Murphy plays an enigmatic American who comes to Saigon, ostensibly on an… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 19, 2005
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Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Mankiewicz (who also wrote the adapted screenplay) does a fine job balancing romance, intrigue and war.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

One of Mankiewicz's weaker films, a verbose, disappointingly sanitized version of Graham Greene's cynical novel about American involvement in Indo-China, with mediocre turns by Murphy and Redgrave.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The Quiet American is loosely adapted from Graham Greene's penetrating 1956 book about the Indo-China War.

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jay nixon
Adequate version of Greene's story no more. Redgrave is good though.
Jim Hunter
An American steals a cynical British reporter's Vietnamese girlfriend against the backdrop of international intrigue during the French occupation of… More