Dien Bien Phu

TitleDien Bien Phu
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsSchoendoerffer, Pierre
Running Time146 minutes
Date Released1992
DistributorAMLF
CountryFrance
Publication Languagefrench, english
Abstract

Director Pierre Schoendoerffer drew on his personal experience as an army cameraman to document an American reporter during the Siege of Dien Bien Phu, the climatic battle of the First Indochina War. Howard Simpson gains a deeper understanding ot the conflict by meeting with various sources and witnessing the war, offering an outsider's perspective on the fall of an empire.

Cast

Donald Pleasence

Patrick Catalifo

Jean-François Balmer

Credits

Produced by Jacques Kirsner

Directed by Pierre Schoendoerffer

Written by Pierre Schoendoerffer

Cinematography by Bernard Lutic

Edited by Armand Psenny

Music by George Delarue, featuring Marie Kobayashi

Genre

Drama, War

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