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War Movies: Journeys to Vietnam: Scenes and Out-takes [Paperback]

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In War Movies, Wayne Karlin returns to Vietnam to work on the Vietnamese film, Song of the Stork, in which young Vietnamese film-makers tried to recreate their parents' war. And Karlin makes a second journey to the old battlefields with his son and a group of young American film-makers who are looking for their fathers' war - as a new war in Iraq rages. Particularly powerful are the contrasts and connections between the younger and older generations of Vietnamese and Americans and the meditative quality of the narrative as Karlin explores the ironies involved in bridging the gap between past and present, and the blurred overlap of film and reality. As he works on the movie and converses with his former enemies and their children, past and present, illusion and reality, humor and sorrow blend. What is reality? What is fiction? What were the consequences of all the former sacrifice?

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Pages   216
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25"
Weight:   0.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2005
Publisher   Curbstone Press
ISBN  193189616X  
ISBN13  9781931896160  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Wayne Karlin has been called by Tim O'Brien "one of the most gifted writers to emerge from the Vietnam War." He received an Excellence in the Arts Award from the Vietnam Veterans of America for his complete work in 2005. He lives in Maryland, where he teaches at the College of Southern Maryland.

Wayne Karlin currently resides in the state of Maryland.

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Chronicles the connection between film and reality  May 10, 2005
War Movies: Journeys To Viet Nam, Scenes And Out-Takes is Wayne Karline's personal story of when he returned to Vietnam as a scriptwriter and actor in the award-winning Vietnamese film "Song of the Stork". A moving memoir that chronicles the connection between film and reality, as the author researches a war of the past even as a new war in Iraq rages during the present. Especially powerful in its contrast between younger and older generations of Vietnamese and Americans, War Movies is a skillfully told, highly recommended, insightful narrative.

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