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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  • Robert De Niro in The Deer Hunter (1978)
  • Robert De Niro in The Deer Hunter (1978)
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Michael Cimino originally claimed that the wedding scene would take up twenty-one minutes of screentime. In the end, it took fifty-one minutes. Michael Deeley believes that Cimino always planned to make this prologue last for an hour, and "the plan was to be advanced by ... ...


Quotes

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


Goofs

During a brief moment, the whole camera crew becomes visible in a shop window.


Crazy Credits

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

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