Saigon: Year of the Cat
|Saigon: Year of the Cat|
|Screenplay by||David Hare|
|Directed by||Stephen Frears|
|Theme music composer||George Fenton|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Production company(s)||Thames Television|
Saigon: Year of the Cat is a British television drama from 1983, produced by Thames Television for ITV. It is directed by Stephen Frears, written by David Hare, and stars Judi Dench, Frederic Forrest, E. G. Marshall, Wallace Shawn and Chic Murray.
The year is 1974, and Barbara Dean (Judi Dench), a British assistant manager in a foreign bank in Saigon, begins a relationship with American Bob Chesneau (Frederic Forrest). She quickly realises that he works for the CIA and he knows that the fall of South Vietnam is very near.