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Friendly Fire

Directed by David Greene
United States, 1979
Drama, War, TV Movie


In March 1970, a U.S. Army officer arrived at the Iowa farm of Peg and Gene Mullen and informed them that their son Michael had been killed in Vietnam by “friendly fire.” Their determined attempts to learn more about the circumstances of their son’s death are the subject of this true account film.

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Friendly Fire Directed by David Greene

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

1980 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Specials/Movies for TV/Actuality

Golden Globes (USA)

1980 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture Made for Television

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