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An interview with Vilmos Zsigmond. Richard Kuss as Linda's Father.

It's like a piece of charcoal by now. After a tense match, they kill their captors and escape. It was said that the scenes in Saigon were fanciful or imagined. According to Deeley, he planted a friend of his in the Oscar press area behind the stage to ask Fonda if she had seen The Deer Hunter.

Dolby as Steve Katz James J. British Board of Film Classification. He also berates Stan for carrying around a small revolver and waving it around, not realizing it is loaded. This passage perfectly underlines the contrast and the inexplicability of the three men's actions.

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Shirley Stoler as Steven's Mother. Payment for the subscription period you selected will be charged to your Google account within hours prior to the end of the current subscription period. Its vision is that of an original, major new filmmaker.

Charlene Darrow as Red Head. Theory and Practice Paperback ed.

So how does a soldier come to terms with his defeat and yet still retain his self-respect? Play fishing games online! Mike goes hunting with Axel, John, and Stan one more time, and after tracking a deer across the woods, fires into the air.

When Nick is introduced into the game, he grabs the gun, fires it at the current contestant, and then again at his own temple, causing the audience to riot in protest. Army Special Forces uniform. Later that night, a drunken Mike runs through the town, stripping himself naked along the way.

One way is to present the conquering enemy as so inhuman, and the battle between the good guys us and the bad guys them so uneven, as to render defeat irrelevant. Men who fight and lose an unworthy war face some obvious and unpalatable choices. Goofs When Michael goes back to Vietnam to find Nick, it is obviously in April as the fall of Saigon is depicted. Dennis Watlington as Cab Driver. Before the trio ships out, Steven and his girlfriend Angela marry in a Russian Orthodox wedding.

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Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing. After canceling, you will be responsible for paying the subscription fee for the current active applicable subscription period. Much of it, including some casting decisions, suggest inspiration by The Godfather. Additional terms may also apply.

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To my mind, The Deer Hunter is a major achievement in American movies. Stark and haunting, and still unbearable to watch at times, The Deer Hunter remains a powerful movie experience. The Deer Hunter is a rich and powerful picture that without a trace of patronisation or the slightest touch of cultural superiority, the hand that rocks the cradle movie speaks eloquently for the inarticulate.

Only Nick understands Mike's attitude, but he is more indulgent toward his friends. Mike is present in the den, watching the game, but the two friends do not notice each other at first. Golden Globe Award for Best Director. Producer Deeley has said that Cimino shot the brutal Vietcong Russian roulette scenes brilliantly and more efficiently than any other part of the film. Robert Beard as World War Veteran.

Once the unit wrapped and the extras disappeared, the crew discovered to their amusement that the boxes weren't empty but filled with real presents, from china to silverware. Academy Award for Best Film Editing.

The trick would be to find a way to turn a very clever piece of writing into a practical, realizable film. Best Supporting Actor, Christopher Walken. The wedding scenes were filmed at the historic St. Academy Award for Best Cinematography.

Academy Award for Best Actor. Michael Wollet as Stock Boy. The performances are unforgettable, particularly by Christopher Walken as the dreamy, masochistic, Russian-looking Nick.

West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Ohio. Just crazy enough to capture something of the madness of Vietnam, domesticated enough that it's mostly something concrete that you put your arms around.

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Hollywood from Vietnam to Reagan and Beyond. The reaction on Walken's face was genuine. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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You can cancel your subscription at any time by accessing your Google Account Settings and selecting to cancel your subscription. Victoria Karnafel as Sad-Looking Girl. According to producer Spikings, Cimino said he wanted to work again with Washburn. Anything you can believe about the game, about its deliberately random violence, about how it touches the sanity of men forced to play it, will apply to the war as a whole. He tells a cab driver to drive past the house where all his friends are waiting, as he is embarrassed by the fuss Linda and the others have made, by arranging a welcome home party for him.