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Hamburger Hill Movie Review Summary

Actors: Anthony Barrile, Don Cheadle, Dylan McDermott, Steven Weber, Courtney B. Vance

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Written and produced by James Carabatsos (Heartbreak Ridge), HAMBURGER HILL is a movie directed by John Irvin in 1987.
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The setting is Vietnam in May 1969. A platoon is assigned to take a hill defended by the army of the North Vietnam. The battle will last nine days and cost the lives of dozens of american soldiers.
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Script Analysis of Hamburger Hill

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army Specific to    -   Vietnam

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Southeast Asia Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   visually blown into pieces Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs

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