The Quiet American

The second film version of Graham Greene's sad and prescient 1955 novel about American involvement in Vietnam hews far closer to the book than the first, preserving the sophisticated ambiguity of his depiction of a tangled struggle for power played out on both personal and political fronts. French Indochina, 1952. In the rural north, the French colonial...read more

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The Quiet American (2002) - Official Trailer
01:13 — From the classic novel by Graham Greene comes a murder mystery centered on a love triangle set against the French Indochina War in Vietnam, circa 1952 (more…)

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  • Released: 2002
  • Rating: R
  • Review: The second film version of Graham Greene's sad and prescient 1955 novel about American involvement in Vietnam hews far closer to the book than the first, preserving the sophisticated ambiguity of his depiction of a tangled struggle for power played out on… (more)

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