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Platoon

[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.

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Director: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen

Level: AS, A2, GCSE

Subjects: Film Studies, Media Studies

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