Regret to Inform (1998)
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A documentary that premiered in competition at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, Regret to Inform analyzes the Vietnam War from the point of view of the women who lost the men they loved. Interweaving interviews with American and Vietnamese women, the film also centers on the documentary filmmaker Barbara Sonneborn, who learned on her 24th birthday that her husband (and sweetheart of ten years) died in the war. Twenty years later, Barbara takes her camera to Vietnam to retrace the final steps of
Jan 22, 1999 Wide
May 2, 2000
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heartrending documentary examines toll exacted by Vietnam War on widows of soldiers on both sides.
really fine personal doc
This poignant document presents the stories of grieving American widows and the accounts of wives of North Vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers.
Sonneborn's straightforward observations on Vietnam are at the heart of Regret to Inform's portrayal of the devastation of war as seen through the eyes of women
Not an unqualified triumph...The achievement is in the statements garnered from the widows on both sides.
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