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The Betrayal

2008 Rated NR 1hr 36m

During the Vietnam War, the United States performed secret operations in Laos, which led to much destruction in that country. After the war, the fallout of U.S. foreign policy remained, forcing Thavisouk Phrasavath and his family to flee the country. This documentary -- more than 20 years in the making -- follows Phrasavath's journey from war-torn Laos to his painful reunion with his family in Brooklyn years later, and netted an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary.

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Movie Details

2009 Academy Award®
  • Best Documentary Feature nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; cast and crew interviews; cast and crew information; photo gallery; trailer; archival and montage footage; essay.