This article argues that Tony Bui's film Three Seasons is a significant yet often overlooked participant in the alteration of the American discourse on Vietnam. Focusing on the alternative that Three Seasons offers to mainstream Hollywood depictions of Vietnam, Janette argues that Bui dismantles stock character types and stale imaginative paradigms, encouraging instead critical self-reflection about the power and politics of looking.
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Michele Janette; Look Again: Three Seasons Refocuses American Sights of Vietnam. Journal of Vietnamese Studies 1 February 2006; 1 (1-2): 253–276. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2006.1.1-2.253
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