Vietnam War Films: More Than 600 Feature, Made-for-TV, Pilot and Short Movies, 1939-1992, from the United States, Vietnam, France, Belgium, Australia, Hong Kong, South Africa, Great Britain and Other Countries

Overview

This is the filmography. There are 137 Vietnamese films not before noted in the literature. The French coverage is of course comprehensive. As for the U.S., the so-called covert Vietnam films (Soldier Blue, Little Big Man, etc.) that treat the war in an indirect or allegorical way are covered in addition to the mainstream movies.

Each entry includes title, alternate titles, year of release, country, studio, credits (director, producer, screenplay, editor, music, cast), ...

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Overview

This is the filmography. There are 137 Vietnamese films not before noted in the literature. The French coverage is of course comprehensive. As for the U.S., the so-called covert Vietnam films (Soldier Blue, Little Big Man, etc.) that treat the war in an indirect or allegorical way are covered in addition to the mainstream movies.

Each entry includes title, alternate titles, year of release, country, studio, credits (director, producer, screenplay, editor, music, cast), availability on video, major themes, plot synopses, and critical commentary on the film and its relevance to Vietnam. The cooperation of the Office of the General Secretary of the Vietnamese Filmmakers' Association and the Vietnamese material from the years 1959 through 1989."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786467105
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/23/2011
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean Jacques Malo studied at the Université de Nantes, France and Birmingham University, England. He taught at the University of Wales in Cardiff, and the University of Washington in Seattle. Then he became a freelance writer and translator in Seattle, and subsequently Châteaubriant, France. He returned to France and taught high school and has been teaching at the IUT de l'Université de Nantes since 2001. His research on Viet Nam encompasses films as well as the translation of Viet Nam War poetry into French which has appeared in French and Belgian journals. Tony Williams is Professor and Area Head of Film Studies in the Department of English of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Former contributing editor to Viet Nam Generation Newsletter, he has contributed to the collections From Hanoi to Hollywood (1990), Inventing Vietnam (1991), The Vietnam War and Postmodernity (2000) Sergeant Back Again: The Anthology (2011) and is a frequent contributor to Asian Cinema. His recent book publications include John Woo's Bullet in the Head (2009) and George A. Romero: Interviews (2011).

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