Greene's 'Quiet American' Comes to Screen The new film The Quiet American -- based on the Graham Greene novel -- comments on western attitudes toward Vietnam in the 1950s. Michael Caine stars. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan offers a review.
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Greene's 'Quiet American' Comes to Screen

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The new film The Quiet American — based on the Graham Greene novel — comments on western attitudes toward Vietnam in the 1950s. Michael Caine stars. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan offers a review.