“We wanted to make it as real as possible,” said managing director Scott Reda. “[The veterans] bring a level of understanding because they went through it.”
The star of the TV show Dexter, Michael C. Hall, was selected to narrate the film, which featured the first-person accounts of 13 individuals, including veterans Arthur Wiknik, Charles Brown, Karl Marlantes, author of Matterhorn and What It Is Like to Go to War, and reporter Joe Galloway, co-author with Hal Moore of We Were Soldiers Once…and Young.
For more on this story, see The Express-Times article “Lou Reda Productions Brings Vietnam War to Life with Vietnam in HD,” reported by Kelly Huth, in July 2011.
Also see Jim Deegan’s story, Vietnam in HD: Another Gem for History and Lou Reda Productions