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Release: 1978-12-08
The Deer Hunter
Russian Roulette (One Shot) Scene
Clip Description
Michael Vronsky (Robert DeNiro) goes back to Vietnam in an effort to bring his childhood friend, Nick Chevotarevich (Christopher Walken), home. In a game of Russian Roulette both Michael and Nick only have one shot to survive, or go home. In the end, Nick shoots himself in the head.
Movie Description
A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different men upon their return.
Universal Pictures, EMI Films Ltd.