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The Beautiful Country Movie Review Summary

Actors: Nick Nolte, Arthur J. Nascarella, Damien Nguyen

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Binh and his younger brother are children of a US GI and a Vietnamese mother. But his father left Vietnam long ago and never came back for his family, and Binh's mother is unable to make enough money to raise both of her kids alone. Thus Binh is left with relatives on the countryside, but as the sun of a US soldier he remains an outcast.

One day Binh decides to go to America to find his father. He joins his mother in the city and takes his little brother with him. But the voyage to the "beautiful country" is strenuous, and they have to endure many hardships. And when Binh arrives in America nothing is as he had expected.
The review of this Movie prepared by Dorothea Lotter








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   search for family/history Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   American Northeast    -   Asian (misc) Woman/class/friends story?    -   immigrant story

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   servant Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Other Asian

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Southeast Asia City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   None

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