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Restrepo

  • Release Date: Jun 25, 2010
  • Rated: some descriptions of violence and language throughout
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 33 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign, Documentary
  • Director:Sebastian Junger, Tim Hetherington

Synopsis

Filmmakers [[Performer~P317208~Sebastian Junger~sebastianjunger]] and [[Performer~P407311~Tim Hetherington~timhetherington]] pay a visit to Afghanistan's Korengal Valley to spend a year with the Second Platoon, a besieged squadron who dubbed their stronghold Outpost Restrepo in honor of their fallen comrade PFC Juan Restrepo. An al-Qaeda and Taliban stronghold, Korengal Valley sees some of the fiercest fighting in the War on Terror. At Outpost Restrepo, every shot fired is personal, and every target hit...more

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