Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
|Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam|
|Directed by||Bill Couturié|
|Written by||Bill Couturié|
|Produced by||Bill Couturié|
Robert Downey Jr.
|Edited by||Stephen Stept|
|Music by||Todd Boekelheide|
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam is a 1987 American documentary film inspired by the anthology of the same title, directed by Bill Couturié in 1987. Using real letters written by American soldiers (which can be read in the book along with many more) and archive footage, the film creates a highly personal experience of the Vietnam War. The film won the Special Jury Prize: Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival in 1988. It was also screened out of competition at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.
Roger Ebert commented, "There have been many great movies about Vietnam. This is the one that completes the story."
- Gelder, Lawrence Van (1988-07-29). "At the Movies". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-01-30.
- "Festival de Cannes: Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-03. Retrieved 2009-07-31.