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This is thinly veiled state sponsored propaganda from the French government. It has one purpose - erase its brutal colonial atrocities. Shame on France. Instead of learning about its brutal suppression of Vietnamese Independence, the audience watches a contrived fictional "romance" between a Vietnamese freedom fighter and a French soldier. Written by above

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Orientalist garbage
25 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

A 21st Century retelling of Miss Saigon. Trying to wring a sentimental tragic love story out of a period of outright colonial brutality, except this time from the perspective of the power that got kicked out of Vietnam before Charlie and Martin Sheen landed in the jungle to kick commie but. And above all else, a love story around a subject and stereotype that was born in the wartime brothels outside American military bases and still afflicts millions of poverty stricken South East Asian women to this day.


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