The Sound of the Violin in My Lai
|The Sound of the Violin in My Lai|
|Directed by||Tran Van Thuy|
|Produced by||Mike Boehm, My Lai Peace Park Project|
|Running time||32 min.|
The Sound of the Violin in My Lai (Vietnamese: Tiếng vĩ cầm ở Mỹ Lai) is a short film that examines the history and legacy of the My Lai massacre, an incident of the Vietnam War in which hundreds of Vietnamese civilians were massacred by U.S. Army soldiers. The film investigates the effects of the massacre, with the story centering on the return of American soldiers Hugh Thompson and Larry Colburn to My Lai on the 30th anniversary of the event.
The violin referenced in the title is that of American Vietnam veteran and peace activist Roy Boehm.
- Oliver, Kendrick. The My Lai Massacre in American History and Memory. 2006, page 277-8
- THE SOUND OF THE VIOLIN IN MY LAI
- My Lai Peace Park
- New York Times summary
- The Sound of the Violin in My Lai at the Internet Movie Database
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