A Bright Shining Lie

  • 1998
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, Historical, Political, War

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 film unfortunately errs by going in too many directions at once. Subsequent to its premiere on HBO, the...read more

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A Bright Shining Lie - Official Trailer
01:07 — Vietnam was a devastating war. From the Communist North to the U.S. backed South, it saw a nation brutally torn apart, and at the heart of it was Lt. (more…)

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  • Released: 1998
  • Rating: R
  • Review: 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)

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