Watch Saigon Year of the Cat
- 1 hr 46 min
Directed by Stephen Frears for British television, this moving and emotionally complex wartime drama is set in the final days before the fall of Saigon in 1975. Academy Award-winning actress Dame Judi Dench portrays Barbara Dean, a loan officer at a British bank in Saigon fending off the romantic advances of a prejudiced co-worker, and an American Embassy employee, she meets and falls in love with a CIA operative trying to convince his disbelieving superiors of the imminent invasion by the Vietcong. As the conflict looms, they fight against overwhelming odds to help their South Vietnamese friends and allies escape the impending crisis.