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Restrepo [videorecording] : [one platoon, one valley, one year] / Virgil Films ; National Geographic Entertainment presents an Outpost Films production in association with National Geographic Channel ; directed and produced by Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger ; executive producers, John Battsek, Nick Quested.

Hetherington, Tim. (Cinematographer, Producer, Director). Junger, Sebastian. (Cinematographer, Producer, Director). Battsek, John. (Producer). Quested, Nick, 1970- (Producer). National Geographic Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Outpost Films. (Added Author). National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.) (Added Author). Virgil Films (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • 25 of 25 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
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Rowayton Library DVD 958.1047 RES (Text to phone) 33625000341821 Adult Nonfiction DVD Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from menu screen and container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: Deleted scenes; Extended interviews; "Sleeping soldiers" photo gallery; "Updates on the soldiers" biographical updates on the soldiers from Second Platoon, Battle Company; Public service announcements from IAVA, Operation Homefront and TAPS; Trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Sebastian Junger, Tim Hetherington ; editor, Michael Levine ; director of photography (Italy interviews), Jake Clennell.
Participant or Performer Note:
The men of Battle Company, 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team.
Summary, etc.:
This documentary chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, starting in 2007. The movie focuses on a remote 15-man outpost, Restrepo, named after a platoon medic who was killed in action. It was considered one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military. This is an entirely experiential film: the cameras never leave the valley; there are no interviews with generals or diplomats.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language throughout including some descriptions of violence.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Awards Note:
"2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize, Documentary."--Container.
Subject: United States. Army. Airborne Brigade, 173rd.
Afghan War, 2001- > Campaigns > Afghanistan > Korangal Valley.
Genre: Documentary films.
War films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films > United States.

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