The Deer Hunter (DVD)

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The Deer Hunter (DVD)

This epic look at the Vietnam War and its effects told through the lives of a tight knit group of friends from a Pennsylvania town was Michael Cimino'...

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Excellent

ProPowerful, thought-provoking, well acted, lavish pr...

ConsThe first part of the film is too long

RELEASED: 1978, Cert.18 RUNNING TIME: Approx. 176 mins DIRECTOR: Michael Cimino PRODUCERS: Barry Spikings, Michael Deeley, Michael Cimino & John Peverall WRITERS: Michael Cimino, Deric Washburn, Louis Garfinkle & Quinn K Redeker MUSIC: Stanley Myers MAIN CAST:- Robert de Niro as Michael...

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“The ravages of war...”

published 06/09/2012

ProActing and direction; message

ConsPotential inaccuracies due to perspective; start d...

The Deer Hunter is a powerful film based on the effects the Vietnam War has on a group of friends who work together as miners in Pennsylvania. With a solid cast and some strong direction, the film makes you watch right the way through, intrigued and mesmerised in places despite the often...

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“The Deer Hunter DVD Review”

published 06/04/2009

ProPerformances.

ConsRequires your undivided attention.

Perhaps the main reason The Deer Hunter connects with me so much, emotionally, each time I watch it is because it's not really what I would call a "War Film". Opening in the late 1960s, in a small working-class town of Pennsylvania, it tracks three Russian-American steel workers, Michael (Robert...

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“War and the human mind”

published 25/03/2010

ProHorrors of war

Consnot for the feint hearted

The Deer Hunter is a 1978 film looking at a trio of steel worker friends who were all sent to Vietnam. The film is set in the mid seventies and features the Vietnam War. The film was directed by Michael Cimino and stars Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken and John Savage. The film starts with the...

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Excellent

ProFantastic story line, Keeps you glued to the scree...

ConsQuite long

With a high profile cast opening in poor Pennsylvania steel mill town, Steven (John Savage) is going to get married to his wife angela with disagreement of his mother. After the marriage he and his best friends Michael (Robert De Niro) and Nick (Christopher Walken) will join the Army and go to...

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Excellent

“THE DEER HUNTER”

published 26/03/2008

Prono other words for it fantastic

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another of my favourite dvd collection not to be missed. robert de niro in THE DEER HUNTER.a winner of five academy awards. also starring john savage and christopher walken and a small part with meryl streep. as a group of steel workers from pennsylvania lives are changed irrevocably by the...

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“Oops, accidental posting.”

published 16/03/2007

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This epic look at the Vietnam War and its effects told through the lives of a tight knit group of friends from a Pennsylvania town was Michael Cimino's second film and established him in the pantheon of American directors. Complex and emotionally raw performances from Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep earned each an Academy Award nomination, and Christopher Walken's portrayal of Nick, who survives capture but is unable to escape its trauma, is a tour de force that earned him the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. With a keen eye for nuance and a carefully structured script, Cimino interweaves the rituals great and small that make up the lives of his characters, creating a poignant sense of what remained constant and what was forever changed by their experience of the war.

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