The Anderson Platoon
First screened in December 2012
Director: Pierre Schoendoerffer. Documentary about a U.S. Army platoon on active duty in the Vietnam War. Screenplay: Pierre Schoendoerffer.
Twitter Capsule: More observational, less polemical, less rich than a sibling like In the Year of the Pig. Still, potent stuff.

Photo © 1967 French Broadcasting System
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Documentary Feature

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