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Casualties of War (1989) Movie Information

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4016

Avg. Rating:

2.64/4

# of Ratings:

81

Genres:

Drama, War

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

08/18/1989

Director:

Brian De Palma

Actors:

Michael J. Fox
Sean Penn
Don Harvey
John C. Reilly
John Leguizamo
Ving Rhames

 

 

 

 

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"Casualties Of War" by Yojimbo

When a group of soldiers in Vietnam on long patrol kidnap, rape and murder a village girl, new recruit Michael J. Fox finds no-one will listen when he tries to report the crime to his superiors. Casualties Of War is a shocking story that is based on true events and Fox's attempt to become a "serious" actor. It is well meaning, and Thuy Thu Le puts in a heart breaking performance as the victim but the film as a whole does not quite work. De Palma does not have the subtlety or sensitivity to do the material justice and although Fox tries his best, he does not have the dramatic range to convince in the main role. The other characters are pretty much all very familiar stereotypical grunts and the dialogue feels forced and unnatural. The contrived and cornball ending certainly doesn't help eit...

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