Journey From the Fall
Journey From the Fall (2007)

The true story of the Vietnamese refugees who fled their land after the fall of Saigon -- and those who were forced to stay behind -- sets the stage for this powerful drama from independent filmmaker Ham Tran. On April 30, 1975, American… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 30, 2007
DVD Release Date: October 30, 2007
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Ham Tran's ambitious film proves to be extremely powerful due to stunning photography and passionate performances.

Jason Anderson
Globe and Mail

It's to the great credit of Tran and his cast that the movie has such immediacy, gracefulness and power.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A stunningly ambitious Vietnamese-American indie film that aims to wrap up the whole of the Vietnamese experience into a Vietnamese Exodus.

Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies

As a fictional version of historical fact, it artfully tells a story of humanity that will interest anyone who wants to understand what happens in a war zone when the shooting stops.

Janice Page
Boston Globe

Even when its wires are showing, the movie's soul is always evident.

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Ted Fry
Seattle Times

A first-rate cast, script, committed director and physical production that burns with authenticity make Journey From the Fall affecting history for all who wish to avoid the doom of forgetting its lesson.

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Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Writer/director Ham Tran sheds light on life in post-Vietnam War, and there are some very strong moments.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

An emotionally intense story of capture, imprisonment, torture and escape.

G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle

A story that needed to be told.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

noteworthy film provides unforgettable human faces that bring greater awareness about this under reported history

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