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A Bright Shining Lie

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Working without his usual collaborator, director Jim Sheridan, Irish screenwriter Terry George (IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE BOXER) directed this made-for-HBO feature about a significant, but heretofore unheralded, figure from the Vietnam war era. The fi… (more)

Released: 1998

Rating: R

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Bill Paxton Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann
Amy Madigan Mary Jane Vann
Eric Bogosian Doug Elders
Kurtwood Smith General William Westmoreland