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The Quiet American

, Phillip Noyce's film version of Graham Greene's novel, is one of the few films that really looks at the roots of America's involvement in Vietnam. It's set in 1952, when the volatile Southeast Asian country was still under French colonial rule, and the US was just beginning to get its hand in amongst the occupying forces, the Communists, and a rising "third option." Noyce and screenwriters Robert Schenkkan and Christopher Ha

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