[cert 15, 120 mins]
A gritty and emotional look at the lives of a platoon of American soldiers as they patrol, fight and die in the jungles of Vietnam as seen through the perspective of a young recruit. Two veteran sergeants clash when one of them precipitates a massacre of villagers. The first movie in Vietnam veteran Oliver Stone’s Vietnam trilogy.
Starring:Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen
Level:AS, A2, GCSE
Subjects:Film Studies, Media Studies