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Richard E. Cunha
Victor Sen Yung
This movie is up to the quality of Shogun, in movie form
I believe Clavell was a great historical novelist, and when he tried out the silver screen, with all its limitations, he maintained his integrity. The sheer quality of this flick shines through. It's set in Vietnam in 1950, and, as usual, if it's Eastern society, he can teach it.
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