Hearts and Minds (1974)
Release Date: Oct 22, 2004 Limited
Average Rating: 4.1/5
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The title of this documentary was inspired by the mantra recited by those in charge of the Vietnam War: "In order to win the war, we must win the hearts and minds of the people." The failure to achieve this, coupled with the disastrous no-win policies of the higher-ups, is the nucleus of this film, put together by director Peter Davis in the same manner as Marcel Ophuls' The Sorrow and the Pity. Like the Ophuls film, Davis juxtaposes news footage of the Vietnam war with interviews conducted with
Oct 22, 2004 Limited
Jun 25, 2002
Rialto - Official Site
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Peter Davis' Oscar-winning feature is a must-see documentary about Vietnam.
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