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Going Back (II) (2001)

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A group of Marines return to Vietnam with a news crew to relive their tragic war experiences.

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USMC captain Ramsey is part of a group of US veterans and war victim's son Brad Jordan, invited in the post-Col War age by the Vietnam government to revisit their battle grounds now international relations are friendly. Initially he refuses to face his unit's darkest, most traumatic memory, but after an affair with a guide accepts. The violent past is slowly reconstructed trough site-stimulated flash-backs and finds a way to catch up and spark another drama. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated R for war violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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27 October 2009 (Belgium)  »

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Under Heavy Fire  »

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CAD 13,000,000 (estimated)
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Capt. Ramsey: The colonel declared the village guilty of aiding and abetting the VC, without a shred of evidence. He ordered forty VC bodies dropped on the village. I filed a report, but the colonel had ties to the Grandmaster of Destruction himself, LBJ. Those bodies became bombs, and bombs kill.
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Got to me - Soldiers looking for the truth in their past
22 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First off this is not really a war movie. It is set in the (when it was made) present day. Viet Nam is my generation's war. How we lived with it, how we lived after it, shaped my generation. This movie is a look into the emotional roller-coaster that re-living the war can be for those who were there. The war scenes are used to illuminate the present day conflicts.

Maybe it was because I saw this at 2 AM, maybe it just brought back some memories; I don't know. Casper Van Dien is a little light for the lead, I admit, but the writing and pacing on this film are very effective. Listen to the words and watch some very good acting by the rest of the cast.

The American video title of "Under Heavy Fire" is just wrong. Even when I try to justify it by the heavy emotional fire soldiers took coming home it doesn't work. The plot, a journalist taking a group of Marines back to Viet Nam to re-live a tragic event, is almost wish fulfillment for some of us.

It is a movie about the soldiers, not the war. It is a deeper look than I expected at the cost of surviving when so many didn't. The war scenes were believable, although light by some standards. The present day scenes were well done and believable, with some very powerful moments.

It's well worth the time to watch.


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