Movies: Restrepo
War, Documentary
It is fairly extraordinary that this film exists. The level of access attained by Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger over their 15-month period embedded with the Second Platoon, Battle Company, 173rd Airborne Brigade allows for an incredibly unvarnished account -- including footage of deaths both civilian and military. It's perhaps the most intimate and unflinching examination yet of the processes of modern warfare -- and an exhilarating, heartrending, profoundly moving film in its own right. Rated R for language throughout including some descriptions of violence.
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Directed by: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger
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Running time: 1hr 33min
Opens: Jun 25, 2010 Limited
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