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13 Ratings

War Hunt

Directed by Denis Sanders
United States, 1962
Drama, War


Recruits head to the front lines towards the close of the Korean War. The interaction between two of the soldiers, an idealistic newcomer and a psychotic who goes on one-man patrols slitting enemy throats under cover of night, and the orphan boy who comes between them is examined.

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War Hunt Directed by Denis Sanders

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1962 | Winner: Silver Sail

National Board of Review

1962 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1964 | Nominee: UN Award

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