- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 26 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: November 1, 2005
- Originally Released: 1988
- Label: HBO Home Video
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 09/16/1988
"...[In parts] the effect is devastating....A first-rate job..."
Film Comment - 06/01/1988
"...Coutourie has fashioned something of an anti-war music video..."
USA Today - 02/24/1989
"...This may someday come to be regarded as the definitive Vietnam movie....Moving beyond description..."
The above stars and others read letters written home by American soldiers stationed in Vietnam. Includes newsreel footage, NBC newscasts, veterans' home movies, and original music from Bruce Springsteen, Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Doors, and the Rolling Stones.
Description by Warner Home Video:
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
This classic HBO documentary features reenactments of actual letters written by soldiers during the Vietnam war. In each case, a famous celebrity voice (Martin Sheen, Michael J. Fox, Robin Williams, and others) reads the letters to us.
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