7º – Platoon (Oliver Stone, 1986)Told through the eyes of a young recruit from the Vietnam War, the film gains its substance by showing the exacerbated journey of an American army group. Showing a destructive compendium of humanity, ‘Platoon’ is powerful and disturbing in its unleashing of scenes. A film that leveraged the career of director Oliver Stone, guiding himself as one of the greatest of the sub-genre war.
6º – Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick, 1987)Divided into two instances, the film brings the process of training a soldier in an army school and, later, these same soldiers fighting in the midst of the Vietnam War. ‘Full Metal Jacket’ brings together all those elements most common to Stanley Kubrick’s cinema, bringing an engaging story, which never chooses sides when working on a complex theme.
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