The Deer Hunter

Three friends who work in a factory in a small industrial town in Pennsylvaniahave enlisted into the army to fight in Vietnam. Before they leave Michael, Steven and Nick have a farewell party during Stevens wedding and they also go on one last deer hunt together. When over in Vietnam the friends are held captive by the Vietcong who are forcing their prisoners to play Russian Roulette with each other, after an escape Michael, Steven and Nick are all separated and trying to get back home. Michael makes it back home to find Steven is crippled and in a wheelchair and Nick hasn’t made it back yet, in a final attempt to bring him back Michael must save Nick from himself before its too late.

Director: Michael Cimino

Actors: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Savage, John Cazale, Meryl Streep, George Dzundza

Year: 1978

Length: 183 Minutes

Classification: R18+ War themes & Violence

Rating:★★★½☆

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