R | | Drama, War
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.
This was Michael Cimino's first film to use Dolby noise-reduction system. "What Dolby does", replied Cimino, "is to give you the ability to create a density of detail of sound, a richness so you can demolish the wall separating the viewer from the film. You can ... ...
Hey, watch out, Axel. We'll be calling him old fireballs after tonight.
Axel: Fuckin' A.
Michael: Not bad.
We gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of our Thai crew in the production of "The Deer Hunter"
English, Russian, Vietnamese, French
$48,979,328 (USA) (31 December 1980)
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