Vietnam requiem

United States, 1982

Film
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Five men, each decorated for valor in Vietnam, are interviewed from prison where they are now serving time for crimes committed since their return from the war. Focuses particularly on Albert Dobbs, showing family photos and newsreel footage, and presenting his recollections as well as those of his family and a fellow soldier. Expresses the self-destructive forces set in motion by the horror of war and disillusioning homecomings. Narrated by Peter Thomas.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Jonas McCord

Bill Couturie

production company

Else, Couturie and Korty

Duration

00:48:47:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33297

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Soldiers - United States

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Veterans

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Vietnam War, 1961-1975

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Psychological aspects

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War - Historical perspectives

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War and society

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War victims

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Americans in Vietnam

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

History → History

History → War - Historical perspectives

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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