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Duration: 2 hours

Vivid, harrowing war drama following a 19-year-old college drop-out who signs up for service in Vietnam in September 1967 and finds himself plunged into the bloody chaos of life as a GI on the frontline.

The winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Director and Best Picture, this is an uncompromising and semi-autobiographical study of men at war from writer-director Oliver Stone.

Last on

Sat 8 Dec 2007 23:25 BBC One


Tom Berenger
Willem Dafoe
Charlie Sheen
Forest Whitaker
Francesco Quinn
Kevin Dillon
Oliver Stone


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