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The Quiet American

2002 Rated R 1hr 41m

Based on the novel by Graham Greene, this murder mystery centers on a love triangle set against the French Indochina War in 1952 Vietnam -- a world suffused with opium, intrigue and betrayal. A British reporter, Fowler (Michael Caine, in an Oscar-nominated performance), falls in love with a young Vietnamese woman, Phuong (Do Thi Hai Yen), and is dismayed when an American (Brendan Fraser) also begins vying for her attention.

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Movie Details

2003 BAFTA®
2003 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
2003 Academy Award®
Images of violence and some language
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; making-of featurette; anatomy of a scene; study guide.