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The Beautiful Country

Year:
Duration:
Norway:137 min | USA:125 min | Argentina:128 min
Genres:
Drama
IMDB rate:
7.5
Director:
Hans Petter Moland
Awards:
5 nominations
Details
Country: Norway
Release Date: 2004-03-13
Filming Locations: USA
Earnings
Budget: $6,000,000
Opening Weekend: $25,900 (USA) (10 July 2005)
Gross: $442,612 (USA) (9 October 2005)
Cast
Actor
Character
Damien Nguyen
Binh
Thi Hoa Mai
Wa
Nick Nolte
Steve
Tim Roth
Captain Oh
Chapman To
Chingmy
Temuera Morrison
Snakehead
Xuan Phuc Dins
Pham
Thu An Nguyen
Old Woman
Ka Duy Pham
Cousin 15 years old
Minh Trang Ngo
Cousin 14 years old
Dang Quoc Thinh Tran
Tam
Thi Kim Xuan Chau
Mai
Tang Vu
Head Servant
Thu Anh
Mrs. Hoa
Duc Thuan Khuong
Mrs. Hoa's son
Than Kien Nguyen
Riley
Be He
Grandfather
Phat Trieu Hoang
Captain on Junk
Eric Jimenez
Refugee
Mersing Le Guen
Refugee (as Mersing Nguyen)
Thi Linh Phoung Nguyen
Exquisite
Viet Trang Ha
Friend at Tavern
Thi Huong Dung Nguyen
Lady Barber
Thi Hong Bui
Crippled Woman
Danh Thau Nguyen
Passenger
Thi Xuan Thuc Nguyen
Begging Woman
Wee Suu Loke
Official
Ganrasha Moorthy
Officer
Donh Thi Nguyen
Interpreter
Minh Quoc Pham
Guard #1
Xuan Minh Nguyen
Sick Old Man
Damien Hung
Eng
Van Hai Nguyen
Git Wo
Anh Tan Bui
Mother
Vien Toan Le
Old Man #1
Chuy Choi Le
Middle Aged Man
Ngoc Hanh Tran
Thin Man
Phong Ka
Angry Young Man
Lam Hoe Nguyen
Old Man #2
Ka Ah
Plump Man
Yi Long Phan
King Man
Ku
Soldier
Thi Noh Thu Nguyen
Mother #2
Thi Thanh Hsien Nguyen
Wife
Hsien Chi Do
Hirl in party dress
Thi Hoan Tran
Vhi's Mother
Carl Savering
Truck driver
Glen Bradford
Wayne
Bobby Chinn
Bunk Mate
Dong Hoang
Player
Jon Katz
Man in window
Rafael Foncillas
Child in windo #1
Santiago Foncillas
Child in window #2
Arthur J. Nascarella
Griff
Richard Levi
Postal Clerk
Phyllis Cicero
Receptionist
John Hussey
Jerry
Dora Chu
Bartender
Victor Macias
Mexican man
Libby Villari
Steve's ex-wife
Don McCoy
Police officer
Kirk Griffith
Ranch owner
Stella
Steve's dog
Nengshia Ly
Bar Patron
Rebecca Beazley
Waitress (uncredited)
Devin Carbaugh
Yuppie (uncredited)
Genese Davis
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Michael Douglas
Man on TV - 'Wall Street' (archive footage) (uncredited)
Terry Boyd Gamble
NYC Yuppie (uncredited)
Goofs
Although the movie is set in 1990, most cars in the background are newer.
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In some scenes, the upper part of the hull is painted white. In others, it is black.
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When Binh gets to Texas, the family giving him a ride drops him off outside a city and refers to it as Houston. The skyline of the city is very clearly that of Dallas, not Houston.
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Quotes
Steve: [about his long lost wife] I never saw someone so beautiful before - in all that ugliness.
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Steve: [last lines - as Binh is cutting his hair] Now just a trim, Binh.
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Binh: How long you blind?
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Photos from cast
Bai Ling
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