R | | Drama, War
Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.
There were no preview screenings for the film, but several in-house ones, the largest of which was attended by fifteen people for marketing executives.
Private Edward P. Train:
What's this war in the heart of nature? Why does nature vie with itself? The land contend with the sea? Is there an avenging power in nature? Not one power, but two?
A soldier uses a toothbrush with "wear" stripes in the bristles, which were invented in the 1990s.
Composer Wrangler. . . Moanike'ala Nakamoto
English, Tok Pisin, Japanese, Greek
$11,362,226 (USA) (17 January 1999)