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Writer-director Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s adaptation of Graham Greene’s The Quiet American (1958) gives us a very early look at the burgeoning tragedy of Vietnam. It focuses on a jaded English journalist (Michael Redgrave), based in Saigon and more or less settled in with his Vietnamese mistress, Phuong (Giorgia Moll). Then an apparently idealistic young American aid worker (Audie Murphy) arrives, and all bets are off: when the jealous journo learns that the Yank may actually be a spy, he sets in motion a series of terrible events. Highlighted by a moody score from Mario Nascimbene.
Starring: Audie Murphy, Michael Redgrave, Claude Dauphin, Girgia Moll, Bruce Cabot, Kerima, Richard Loo
Directed By: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Written By: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Score By: Mario Nascimbene
Video: 1080p High Definition / 1.66:1 / B&W
Audio: English 1.0 DTS-HD MA
Subtitles: English SDH
Theatrical Release: 1958
Runtime: 122 Minutes
Region Code: Region Free (A/B/C)
Special Features: Isolated Music Track with Some Effects / Original Theatrical Trailer
Limited Edition of 3,000 Units