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    Added on: 30/9/2000 12:18
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    Platoon (UK)

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    The first casualty of war is innocence
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 115 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and based on the first-hand experience of Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone, Platoon is powerful, intense and starkly brutal.

    Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) is a young, naive American who, upon his arrival in Vietnam, quickly discovers that he must do battle not only with the Viet Cong, but also with the gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and intense anger growing within him.

    While his two commanding officers (Oscar-nominated Tom Berenger and Willem Dafoe) draw a fine line between the war they wage against the enemy and the one they fight with each other, the conflict, chaos and hatred permeate Taylor, suffocating his realities and numbing his feelings to man’s highest value... life.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Original Theatrical Trailer
    8-page Behind-the-Scenes Booklet

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 Spanish
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 German
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 Italian
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Oliver Stone

    Written By:

    Johnny Depp
    Kevin Dillon
    Richard Edson
    John C. McGinley
    Francesco Quinn
    Forest Whitaker
    Charlie Sheen
    Willem Dafoe
    Tom Berenger

    Casting By:
    Bob Morones
    Warren McLean
    Pat Golden

    Soundtrack By:
    Stephen Foster
    Georges Delerue

    Music From:
    Samuel Barber

    Director of Photography:
    Robert Richardson

    Claire Simpson

    Production Designer:
    Bruno Rubeo

    Arnold Kopelson
    A. Kitman Ho

    Executive Producer:
    Derek Gibson
    John Daly

    Metro Goldwyn Mayer

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