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The Deer Hunter

Michael Cimino ABD, 1978

Joks's rating of the film Avci

It has its flaws, but i'd argue that its gritty depiction of working class life is the most authentic in American cinema. The feeling of community and camaraderie that is ultimately shattered by the war rings totally true at every moment. and that is precisely where the emotional core of the film lies, and ultimately the key to its success. I can take or leave the war scenes.