Friendly Fire

Directed by David Greene

Year: 1979
Running Time: 147
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English [audio]
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Friendly Fire

Cast
Ned Beatty
Carol Burnett

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Directed by David Greene


The true story of Peg (Carol Burnett, The Four Seasons) and Gene Mullen (Ned Beatty, Deliverance) who pursue the truth over their son's death in Vietnam. After their son is killed in Vietnam the couple's on-going enquiries eventually establish he was killed by artillery fire from friendly forces. This beautifully orchestrated, harrowing story, assembled with uncommon sensitivity, is one of the most dramatic works ever made about the Vietnam War. Directed by David Greene (Hard Country) and based on the novel by C.D.B. Bryan (So Much Unfairness of Things) The wonderful cast includes Sam Waterston (The Killing Fields), Timothy Hutton (Ordinary People) and David Keith (An Officer and a Gentleman). Winner of 4 Emmy Awards including Best Director and nominated for 3 more including Best Actor and Best Actress. 1980 Peabody Award Winner and DGA nominee foe Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Specials or Movies Made for TV.

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