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Hearts and Minds (1974)

Rating:R
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:September 24, 2004
Running time:112 minutes
Cast:Daniel Ellsberg, General William Westmoreland, Clark Clifford, Georges Bidault, Lieutenant George Coker
Director:Peter Davis
Producer:Bert Schneider
Writer:Peter Davis
Distributor:Rialto

Description: Peter Davis' 30-year-old, landmark documentary unflinchingly confronts the United States' involvement in Vietnam. Using a wealth of sources -- from interviews to newsreels to documentary footage of the conflict at home and abroad -- Davis constructs a powerfully affecting portrait of the disastrous effects of war. 'Hearts and Minds' is an overwhelming emotional experience and the controversial winner of the 1974 Academy Award for best documentary.

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