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The Resource Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (DVD)

Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (DVD)

Label
Platoon
Title
Platoon
Statement of responsibility
an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In "Platoon," a middle-class college student volunteers for the war in Vietnam because he considers it his patriotic duty. The first thing he encounters on the airport tarmac in Saigon is a cart of body bags. It's downhill from there: endless hikes, ditch-digging, heat, rain, bugs and snakebites, fear and confusion, sleeplessness, and terror when he finally sleeps. He will only gradually, unknowingly, become an adequate soldier--one who has left innocence far behind
Awards note
Winner, 1987 Academy Awards for Best Picture (Arnold Kopelson), Best Director (Oliver Stone), Best Film Editing (Claire Simpson), Best Sound (John Wilkinson, Richard D. Rogers, Charles Grenzbach, Simon Kaye).
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, Claire Simpson ; original music, Georges Delerue ; military technical advisor, Captain Dale Dye
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R
  • CHV rating: 18A
Language note
In English (Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 2.0), or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P53 2006
PerformerNote
Tom Berenger (Sgt. Barnes), Willem Dafoe (Sgt. Elias), Charlie Sheen (Chris), Keith David (King), Forest Whitaker (Big Harold), Francesco Quinn (Rhah), Kevin Dillon (Bunny), John C. McGinley (Sgt. O'Neill), Reggie Johnson (Junior), Mark Moses (Lt. Wolfe), Corey Glover (Francis), Johnny Depp (Lerner), Chris Pedersen (Crawford), Bob Orwig (Gardner). Corkey Ford (Manny), David Neidorf (Tex)
Runtime
120
Technique
live action
Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (DVD)
Label
Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • "Version Française incluse"--French container
  • Special features: "Tour of the Inferno" documentary [making of] featuring interviews with the director, cast and crew (53 min.); Audio commentary with Oliver Stone; Audio commentary with Captain Dale Dye; Original theatrical trailer (2 min.); TV spots (2 min.); "Behind the Scenes" photo gallery [slide show]; Poster art [slide show]
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Unknown territory -- Ants -- First week in hell -- Platoon politics -- New guys on ambush -- Dead of night -- Lesson in dying -- Crusader -- Feel-good cave -- Talking trash -- Bunker complex -- "Where's Manny?" -- Doing the village -- Look the other way -- "Fire in the hole" -- Enforced cease-fire -- No faith -- Rainy blur -- Waste of men -- Elias is out there -- "He's dead?" -- Your tired your poor -- Experts on killing -- Live bait -- Rest is gravy -- "Gotta die some time" -- In the foxhole -- Overrun -- One last shot -- Survivors
Control code
ocn166244238
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9780792863083
Isbn Type
(French container)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616862815
  • 027616913777
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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