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Questions tagged [the-deer-hunter]

Film directed by Michael Cimino about a group of friends whose lives are altered when one of them is changed by the horrors he faced during his time in the Vietnam war; features an amazing cast including Meryl Streep, Robert DeNiro and Christopher Walken.

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Why does Nick say nothing to Mike except for “one shot”?

In the film The Deer Hunter, the effects of war on a group of small town men is shown in a very dark and depressing way. One of the characters, Nick, gets traumatized into becoming a famous Russian ...
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What was the significance of the Russian cultural backdrop in “The Deer Hunter”?

The Deer Hunter begins with an hour long act in which there is a young couple getting married in an elaborate Russian Orthodox ceremony and reception rolled into a bit of a sendoff party for Michael (...