The horrors -- and futility -- of the Vietnam War come brutally to life through the eyes of 14 American soldiers as they attempt to capture a heavily fortified hill under the Vietcong's control in director John Irvin's cinema verité drama.
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- John Irvin
RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
An excellent DVD with an imaginative menu design. The transfer is great, considering the lackluster attention this fine film has received in previous home video incarnations. The sound is a dynamic Dolby Digital 5.1 -- the picture is stunning.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it