The real story: Platoon

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[2017]
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Oliver Stone's Oscar-winning film Platoon brought the true horror of the Vietnam War to the big screen. Based on Stone's own experiences as a soldier in the conflict, the film captivated millions of viewers all over the world. But how much of the film was real and how much was Hollywood fiction? To reveal the real story, scenes are recreated; a radio transmission from the battle that inspired the movie's climax is uncovered, and Oliver Stone and cast member Willem Dafoe are interviewed.
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Grouping Title real story platoon
Grouping Author public broadcasting service
Grouping Category movie
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-10 04:37:42AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-17 04:51:44AM

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subject_facet Documentary television programs, Motion pictures -- Production and direction, Nonfiction television programs, Platoon (Motion picture), Television series, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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