Platoon (1986) (C)
Release Date: May 11, 2011.
"A triumph! A staggering study of war."
The Washington Post.
Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, Platoon is a harrowingly realistic war film (based on director Oliver Stone's firsthand experience) and "a dark, unforgettable memorial" (The Washington Post) to every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe and Charlie Sheen, Platoon is a powerful, riveting and starkly brutal tale of an American soldier's descent into the chaos and horror of war. -- (C) MGM/Orion Pictures, 1986, USA/UK.
Starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen.
Directed by Oliver Stone.
Winner of 4 Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Sound.
Genre/Subject: Drama, War/Military.
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