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A Bright Shining Lie

1998
1h 58m
Drama/War
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Cast

Bill Paxton (John Paul Vann)Bo Eason (Officer Tally)William L. Mansey (Officer Conroy)Karina Logue (Barmaid)Amy Madigan (Mary Jane Vann)Robert L. Hull (Bureaucrat Soldier)Donal Logue (Steven Burnett)'Josh' Somsak Orajan (Vann's ARVN Driver)Harve Presnell (MACV General)Robert John Burke (Frank Drummond)Bill Whelan (Ron Dray)Kay Tong Lim (Colonel Cao Huynh Van)Seng Kawee (VC Leader)Kajie Khan (Madame Nhu)Vivian Wu (Lee)Van Thoa Trinh (VC Commander)Richard Montgomery (General's Aide)Andrew Borba (Reporter #1 - Nick)

Director

Terry George

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Synopsis

True story of Army man John Paul Vann, whose military success provided him the fulfillment he never found in his personal life.

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