Item Details

Regret to Inform [videorecording]

Sun Fountain Productions ; produced and directed by Barbara Sonneborn ; producer, Janet Cole
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
In this film made over ten years, filmmaker Barbara Sonneborn took a pilgrimage to the Vietnamese countryside where her husband died. She and translator (and fellow war widow) Xuan Ngoc Nguyen explore the meaning of war and loss on a human level. The film weaves interviews with Vietnamese and American widows into a vivid testament to the legacy of war.
Director
Barbara Sonneborn
Performers
Barbara Sonneborn, Xuan Ngoc Nguyen.
Release Date
1998
Run Time
75 min.
Language
In English and Vietnamese with English subtitles
Rating
Not rated
Notes
  • Videodisc release of the 1998 motion picture.
  • For specific features see interactive menu.
Awards Note
Sundance Film Festival, 1999: Director's Award, Cinematography Award ; Independent Spirit Awards, 1999: Truer Than Fiction Award.
ISBN
0767024427
Credits
Director/producer/writer, Barbara Sonneborn ; executive producer/producer, Janet Cole ; music, Todd Boekelheide ; cinematography, Emiko Omori, Daniel Reeves, Nancy Schiesari ; editors, Lucy Massie Phenix, Ken Schneider.
Published
[S.l.] : Medium ; New York, NY : dist. in the U.S. by New Video Group, c2000.
Publisher no.
NVG-9455 New Video Group
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews:
Description
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
Technical Details
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