Rent The Quiet American (2002)

3.6 of 5 from 110 ratings
1h 36min
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Synopsis:
Power a stylish political thriller where love and war collide in Southeast Asia. Set in early 1950s Vietnam - an idealistic young American Alden Pyle (Brendan Fraser) becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle when he falls for the beautiful mistress of a troubled British journalist Thomas Fowler (Michael Caine). As war is waged around them, these three only sink deeper into an unsettling world of drugs, passion and betrayal where nothing is as it seems! Based on the classic novel by Graham Greene.
Actors:
, , , , , , , , , Pham Thi Mai Hoa, , , , , , Hong Nhung, Ha Phong Nguyen, , , Hiliary Douglas
Directors:
Producers:
Steffan Ahrenberg, William Horberg, Matthias Deyle
Writers:
Graham Greene, Christopher Hampton
Studio:
Miramax
Genres:
Drama, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
08/09/2003
Run Time:
96 minutes
Languages:
English Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles:
English, English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
BBFC:
Release Date:
19/09/2011
Run Time:
101 minutes
Languages:
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Anatomy of a Scene
  • Feature Commentary
  • Original Featurette
  • Interviews
  • B-Rolls

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Reviews (2) of The Quiet American

superb adaptation - The Quiet American review by AMG

Spoiler Alert
30/08/2010

Probably my favourite Michael Caine movie Captured the flavour of Greene's novel really well. The politics is subtle, the pace perfect.

2 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

Excellent - The Quiet American review by DS

Spoiler Alert
16/04/2021

Great story — of course: Graham Greene — nicely carried over into film. Excellent capture of atmosphere.  Great acting all around. (I loved the older sister)

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