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The Iron Triangle (1989)

R | | Drama, War | 24 January 1989 (USA)
Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him ... See full summary »

Director:

Eric Weston

Writers:

Marshall Brutus Drazen (narration written by) (as Marshall Drazen), John A. Bushelman | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beau Bridges ... Capt. Keene
Haing S. Ngor ... Col. Tuong, NVA
Liem Whatley ... Ho
Johnny Hallyday ... Jacques
Jim Ishida ... Khoi
Ping Wu ... Pham
Jack Ong ... Shen
Sophie Trang Sophie Trang ... Lai
Arsenio 'Sonny' Trinidad Arsenio 'Sonny' Trinidad ... Thuy
Iilana B'tiste Iilana B'tiste ... Khan Li
Bobby McGee ... Joop
Richard Weygint Richard Weygint ... Swan
Allan Moore Allan Moore ... Murphy
Joe Seely Joe Seely ... Grover (as Joseph Seely)
François Chau ... Capt. Duc, ARVN
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Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him when the American had the opportunity. Written by John Sacksteder <Jsack@ka.net>

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Drama | War

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A vasháromszög-akció See more »

Filming Locations:

Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color
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Viewing the Vietnam war from both sides
21 May 2001 | by jessewillisSee all my reviews

Beau Bridges, Haing S. Ngor and Liem Whatley perform admirably in this small Vietnam war film. Liem Whatley plays Ho a north Vietnamese soldier, a revolutionary seeking establish communist land reform. Beau Bridges is a straight arrow American officer who is captured by Ho. This is an interesting take on the Vietnamese war insofar as it spends some time with "Charles". Well done.


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