British newspaperman in Saigon is afraid of losing his Vietnamese girl-friend to a young American and allows himself to become involved in a Communist plot to kill the American. But when he is dead the girl refuses to return to the newspaperman.
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Who was responsible for changing Graham Greene's intention? The studio? The director? I understand Mankiewicz hated what they did to the film. The ending of the movie was upsetting only because it was radically different from the book. Michael Redgrave was fine and so was Robert Krasker's photography.