The Quiet American

The Quiet American

Title: The Quiet American

Release: 2002

Rating: 7.1

Language: English, French, Vietnamese

Country: UK, Germany, USA, Vietnam, Australia, France, Canada

Runtime: 101

Genre: Drama,Mystery,Romance,Thriller,War

The Quiet American

Release 2002
Rating 7.1
Language English, French, Vietnamese
Country UK, Germany, USA, Vietnam, Australia, France, Canada
Runtime 101
Genre Drama,Mystery,Romance,Thriller,War



British Thomas Fowler enjoys his life in Saigon working as a reporter for the London Times, covering the war in Vietnam between the colonial French powers and the Communists, who seem to be winning the war. In the later stages of his career, he takes his job lightly now, filing stories only on occasion, and no longer doing field work. But most importantly, this posting allows him to escape from what he considers a dreary life in London, including an unsatisfying marriage to a Catholic woman, who will never grant him a divorce, which in turn allows him to have an affair with a young Vietnamese ex-taxi dancer named Phuong, whom he loves and would marry if he were able. Phuong's sister doesn't much like Fowler, if only because he cannot provide a stable future for her. His idyllic life is threatened when the head office suggests he go back to London. In this way, he decides to write a major story to prove to his superiors that he should stay in Saigon. In 1952, Fowler is called into the ...

Director :

Phillip Noyce

Writer :

Graham Greene (novel), Christopher Hampton (screenplay), Robert Schenkkan (screenplay)

Actors :

... Thomas Fowler

... Alden Pyle

... Hinh

... Inspector Vigot

... Joe Tunney

... Bill Granger