The Quiet American

  • Language:English, French, Vietnamese
  • Release:2002
  • Length:101 minutes
  • IMDB link:The Quiet American
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. . In 1952| Fowler is
called into . In this way| he decides to write a major story to prove to his superiors that he should stay in Saigon. His idyllic life is threatened when
head office suggests he go back to London. Phuong's sister doesn't much like Fowler if only because Fowler cannot provide a stable future for her. But most important| this posting allows him to escape from what he considers a dreary life in London--including an unsatisfying marriage to a Catholic
woman| who will never grant him a divorce--which in turn allows him to have an affair with a young Vietnamese ex-taxi dancer named Phuong| whom he loves and would
marry if he were able. In the later stages of his career| he takes his job lightly now| filing stories only on occasion| and no longer doing
field work. British Thomas Fowler enjoys his life in Saigon working as a reporter for the London Times| covering the conflict in Vietnam between the colonial French powers and
the communists| who seem to be winning the war