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Release: 1978-12-08
Movie
The Deer Hunter
Scene
Russian Roulette (One Shot) Scene
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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.
Studios
Universal Pictures, EMI Films Ltd.
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