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IED and Ambush - Clip from Restrepo

ED and Ambush - Clip from Restrepo

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Summary:
Restrepo is a 2010 documentary film directed by American journalist Sebastian Junger and British photographer Tim Hetherington. The film explores the year that Junger and Hetherington spent in Afghanistan on assignment for Vanity Fair, embedded with the Second Platoon, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (airborne) of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team in the Korangal valley. The 2nd Platoon is depicted defending an outpost (OP) named OP Restrepo, for PFC Juan S. Restrepo, a platoon medic who was killed earlier in the campaign....

Reception:
The film received the Grand Jury Prize for best documentary at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. It received a certified fresh rating of 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, with an average rating of 8.1/10.

Roger Ebert awarded Restrepo four out of four stars.

It was named as one of the top documentary films of 2010 by the National Board of Review.

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Added: Dec-14-2010 
By: smeblee
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Afghanistan, Middle East
Tags: ied, afghanistan, ambush
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