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The Beautiful Country is a 2004 Vietnam-related drama film set in 1990. It is directed by Hans Petter Moland and starring Damien Nguyen, Nick Nolte, Bai Ling, Chau Thi Kim Xuan, Tim Roth, Anh Thu, Temuera Morrison and John Hussey. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nick Nolte at Cannes, 2000 Nicholas King Nolte (born February 8, 1941, Omaha, Nebraska) is an American model, actor, and producer. ... Bai Ling as Senator Bana Breemu, in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Bai Ling (Traditional Chinese: 白靈; Simplified Chinese: 白灵; pinyin: ) (b. ... Tim Roth, British actor and director Tim Roth (b. ... Temuera Morrison Temuera Morrison (born 1961) is an actor from Ohinemutu, Rotorua, New Zealand, known for his lead role as Jake the Muss in Once Were Warriors (1994) and as Dr Ropata in the first season of TV soap opera Shortland Street. ...

The film tells the story of a "bui doi" Vietnamese boy (fathered by an American soldier during the Vietnam War). It shows the hardships he endures in his country and on a journey to find his father in the USA. The Vietnam War or Second Indochina War was a conflict between the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRVN, or North Vietnam), allied with the National Liberation Front (NLF, or Viet Cong) against the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, or South Vietnam), and its allies—notably the United States military in support of...


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The Beautiful Country (2005) (756 words)
With his mesmerizing new film The Beautiful Country, Norwegian filmmaker Hans Petter Moland (Aberdeen) tells the heart-rending story of a young Amerasian man's quest to find his long-lost American father.
"The Beautiful Country." In exchange for their passage, they basically sign over their lives to "Snakehead" (Temuera Morrison), a callous trafficker in human cargo.
There are scenes in The Beautiful Country, particularly during the freighter crossing to America, that leave you emotionally spent.
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