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Last Year in Viet Nam (1971)

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One of Oliver Stone's first films, Last Year in Viet Nam presents part of his personal experiences after coming back as a war veteran from the Vietnam war, trying to cope with terrible ... See full summary »

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One of Oliver Stone's first films, Last Year in Viet Nam presents part of his personal experiences after coming back as a war veteran from the Vietnam war, trying to cope with terrible memories from the front and the recurring sensation of isolation, anguish and alienation he felt while living in New York, still uncertain of what to do with his life. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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The best short film ever made



I watched this short film on a dvd called First Works. It contains the first films of great filmakers like Spike Lee, Martin Scorsese, and Oliver Stone. I expected nothing from Stone's first film and wasn't sure whether they would show this one or Mad Man of Martinique. I was absolutely amazed by the emotion of Last Year in Viet Nam and the way he portrayed a veteran living in New York. There was no dialogue, however, the images and music created the perfect experience. This is the greatest short film I've ever seen.

10 out of 10


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