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Restrepo

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Tim Hetherington

Restrepo

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
93 minutes
Wide Release Date:
07/02/10
director:
Sebastian Junger, Tim Hetherington
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a B-

DIRECTED BY Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington

In 2008, The Perfect Storm author Sebastian Junger Storm) and Tim Hetherington followed the men of Second Platoon for a year as they trudged through Korengal Valley, one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan. In the process, the duo captured a raw and personal look at the daily lives for the men living at Outpost Restrepo. The documentary, a winner at Sundance, has been lauded for giving viewers unprecedented access to the humor and friendship these men share while also capturing the risks and danger they face.