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Some parttime soldiers on a practice get in a fight with some locals in the Louisiana bayou, and fall into a kind of 'little Vietnam'.
The athmosphere in this stirring thriller is sinistre and heavy.
Director/writer Walter Hill tells his story very effectively, to the point, without any fuss. The tension between the soldiers is translated very well.
Ry Cooder's music is just great.

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Saw this couple years ago. Love Vietnam movies but did not think it was good enough to own. Maybe will watch again someday to see if it grows on me.
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Walter Hill is one of the greatest directors of all time.

I still remember the first time we watched this during one of our movie nights back in the 80s.
I´ve loved Southern Comfort ever since.

I own the dvd and just bought the VHS tape for nostalgic reasons.

Awesome, tight and even haunting story, fantastic cast
and once again, good score from Ry Cooder.

You talkin´ to me?

If you haven´t seen it, get it!
But keep in mind, this is a MEN´s movie [Wink]

I have to post a bigger version of this classic poster:


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