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Feature-length documentary film featuring real-life letters written by American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news coverage thereof augment the first-person "narrative" by men and women who were in the war, some of whom did not survive it. Written by Jim Beaver

  1. Bill CouturiƩ

    Director

  2. Richard Dewhurst

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ellen Burstyn

    Ellen Burstyn

    Mrs. Stocks (voice)

  2. Tom Berenger

    Tom Berenger

    (voice)

  3. J. Kenneth Campbell

    J. Kenneth Campbell

    (voice)

  4. Richard Chaves

    (voice)

  5. Josh Cruze

    Josh Cruze

    (voice)

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Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

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Status Released

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  • October 1, 1987
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 23m

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