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John, a disillusioned Vietnam War journalist, turns to heroin smuggling. He cons Ray, an equally burnt out veteran into delivering the drugs stateside to his wife. Everything soon falls apart and Ray ends up on the run with John's wife trying to evade crooked narcotics agents.

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Directed by

Karel Reisz

Written by

Robert Stone (Screenplay)
Judith Rascoe (Screenplay)

Runtime

126 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book vietnam veteran chase heroin vietnam vietnam war machine gun drug trade drug smuggle

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