over 5 years
I enjoyed it for being a real documentary filmed like a movie
over 5 years
This is a good movie. It's not like that acted out Hollywood stuff. :)
almost 7 years
Wow!! This is the most full on Doco I've seen, and i've seen 'em all!!
One of the greatest "films" i've ever seen. Breathtaking
over 7 years
to understand read "Into the Valley of Death" Sebastian Junger ~ http://vnty.fr/LjZlUO
Restrepo is a 2010 documentary film about the Afghanistan war, directed by American journalist Sebastian Junger and British/American photojournalist Tim Hetherington.
The film explores the year that Junger and Hetherington spent in Afghanistan on assignment for Vanity Fair, embedded with the Second Platoon, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. Army in the Korengal valley. The 2nd Platoon is depicted defending an Observation Post (OP) named OP Restrepo, for PFC Juan Sebastián Restrepo, a Colombian-born naturalized U.S. citizen platoon medic who was killed earlier in the campaign.
The film follows the 2nd Platoon of Bravo Company on a 15-month deployment in the Korengal Valley of northeast Afghanistan. It chronicles the lives of the men from their deployment to the time of their return home. The Korengal Valley was at the time regarded as "the deadliest place on Earth" (as stated in the documentary itself, trailers,...