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Platoon / Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle BLU-RAY DRAMA PLAT (Text) 39231032659910 Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 25th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Metro Goldwyn Mayer, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986.
Special features: Disc 1. audio commentary by Oliver Stone; audio commentary by Dale Dye; deleted and extended scenes with optional commentary by Oliver Stone; flashbak to Platoon: snapshot in time: 1967-1968; Creating the 'Nam; Raw wounds: the legacy of Platoon; documentaries: one war, many stories: preparing for 'Nam; vignettes: Caputo & the 7th Fleet; Dye training method; Gordon Geko; theatrical trailer and TV spots.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Georges Delerue.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen.
Summary, etc.:
Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: R.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray, widescreen presentation (1.85:1), region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital English 5.1, Spanish surround.
Requires Blu-ray player.
Language Note:
English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 1987: Oscar - Best Director (Oliver Stone) ; Best Film Editing (Claire Simpson) ; Best Picture (Arnold Kopelson) ; Best Sound (John Wilkinson, Richard D. Rogers, Charles Grenzbach, Simon Kaye).
Subject: United States. Army > Military life > Drama.
Vietnam (Democratic Republic). Quân đội > Drama.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Drama.
Genre: War films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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