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The Anderson Platoon

La section Anderson

Directed by Pierre Schoendoerffer
France, 1967
Documentary, War


The director, a French veteran of the Indochina war (La 317e Section), returned to follow a platoon of American soldiers for six weeks at the height of fighting in Vietnam in 1966.

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The Anderson Platoon Directed by Pierre Schoendoerffer

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1968 | Winner: Best Documentary, Features

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