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  • Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1987)
  • PG-13
    TV Movie | 84 min | Documentary, History, War
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1987)
PG-13
TV Movie | 84 min | Documentary, History, War

A documentary featuring letters written by U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news coverage thereof, augment the first-person "...See moreA documentary featuring letters written by U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news coverage thereof, augment the first-person "narrative" by men and women who were in the war, some of whom did not survive it. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Director
Bill Couturié (as Bill Couturie)
Writers
Richard Dewhurst (screenplay) | Bill Couturié (screenplay) (as Bill Couturie)
Producers
Thomas Bird | Bill Couturié (as Bill Couturie)
Composer
Cinematographer
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Updated Oct 31, 1987

Release date
Sep 1988 (United States)

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55 cast members
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Tom Berenger
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Ellen Burstyn
Mrs. Stocks (voice) Mrs. Stocks (voice)   See fewer
J. Kenneth Campbell
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Richard Chaves
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Josh Cruze
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Willem Dafoe
Elephant Grass (voice) Elephant Grass (voice)   See fewer
Robert De Niro
Great Sewer (voice) Great Sewer (voice)   See fewer
Brian Dennehy
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Kevin Dillon
Jack (voice) Jack (voice)   See fewer
Matt Dillon
Mike (voice) (unconfirmed) Mike (voice) (unconfirmed)   See fewer
Robert Downey Jr.
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Michael J. Fox
Pfc. Raymond Griffiths (voice) Pfc. Raymond Griffiths (voice)   See fewer
Mark Harmon
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John Heard
Johnny Boy (voice) (unconfirmed) Johnny Boy (voice) (unconfirmed)   See fewer
Fred Hirz
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Harvey Keitel
2nd Lt. Donald Jacques (voice) 2nd Lt. Donald Jacques (voice)   See fewer
Elizabeth McGovern
Me (voice) Me (voice)   See fewer
Judd Nelson
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Sean Penn
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Randy Quaid
Cpl. Kevin Macaulay (voice) Cpl. Kevin Macaulay (voice)   See fewer
Timothy Patrick Quill
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Eric Roberts
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Ray Robertson
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Howard E. Rollins Jr.
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John Savage
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Raphael Sbarge
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Martin Sheen
Alan (voice) Alan (voice)   See fewer
Tucker Smallwood
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Roger Steffens
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Jim Tracy
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Kathleen Turner
1st Lt. Lynda Van Devanter (voice) 1st Lt. Lynda Van Devanter (voice)   See fewer
Tico Wells
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Robin Williams
Baby-san (voice) Baby-san (voice)   See fewer
Denis Boileau
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David Brinkley
Self - NBC Newsman (archive footage) Self - NBC Newsman (archive footage)   See fewer
Fred DeBrine
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Alain Delon
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Brigitte Fossey
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Annie Girardot
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Edgar Givry
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Hervé Icovic
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Valérie Kaprisky
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Jean-Pierre Leroux
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Christophe Malavoy
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Laurent Malet
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Frank McGee
Self - NBC Newsman (voice) (archive footage) Self - NBC Newsman (voice) (archive footage)   See fewer
Edwin Newman
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Florent Pagny
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Jack Perkins
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Patrick Poivey
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Howard Tuckner
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Sander Vanocur
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Bob Hope
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John Lennon
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Yoko Ono
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