Good Morning Vietnam
Wednesday, June 21 @ 10pm Rackham Stage
His strategy: keep ’em laughing. His problem: staying out of trouble.
Why not build a movie around Robin Williams letting loose on the microphone? It’s 1965 and military disc jockey Adrian Cronauer has been sent to Saigon to raise morale on Armed Forces Radio. His non-stop comedy, insistence on rock’n’roll, broadcasts of unauthorized news, and celebrity impressions are breaking the station rules, just as his friends among the Vietnamese and his understanding of what the war is doing to their country bristle against the story told on the radio. ** 30 Year Anniversary **
(R, 121 min, 1987)