The Deer Hunter ()

directed by Michael Cimino
featuring Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage, Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken

Show Synopsis

One of several 1978 films dealing with the Vietnam War (including Hal Ashby's Oscar-winning Coming Home), Michael Cimino's epic second feature The Deer Hunter was both renowned for its tough portrayal of the war's effect on American working class steel workers and notorious for its ahistorical use of Russian roulette in the Vietnam sequences. Structured in five sections contrasting home and war, the film opens in Clairton, PA, as Mike (Robert De Niro), Nick (Christopher Walken), and Stan (John Cazale, in his last film) ...

Awards
Show All Awards Show Fewer Awards

Customer Reviews

Write a Review

chris c c

Jul 19, 2012

Classic of the Vietnam War

This DVD should be part of anyones collection of war classics

See All Customer Reviews


This item doesn't have extra editions