The Deer Hunter (1978)

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An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

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Trivia

John Cazale and Robert De Niro played members of the Corleone family in The Godfather: Part II (1974), although they had no scenes together. De Niro's character, Vito Corleone, was the father of Cazale's, Fredo Corleone. John Savage appeared in The Godfather: Part III (1990), as Andrew Hagen, the son of Consigliere Tom Hagen (Robert Duvall).


Quotes

Michael: Hey, watch out, Axel. We'll be calling him old fireballs after tonight.
Axel: Fuckin' A.
Michael: Not bad.


Goofs

The credits list John D. Rockefeller III as the Governor of West Virginia, when in fact it was his son, Jay Rockefeller, or John D. Rockefeller IV.


Crazy Credits

We gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of our Thai crew in the production of "The Deer Hunter"


Alternate Versions

The Region 2 Spain DVD is cut for violence.


Soundtracks

Nocturne No. 6 in G Minor, Opus 15-3
(1833) (uncredited)
Music by
Frédéric Chopin
Played on piano by George Dzundza (probably dubbed)

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