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Korengal (2014)

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Korengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war.

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Sebastian Junger
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Cast

Credited cast:
LaMonta Caldwell LaMonta Caldwell ... Himself
Miguel Cortez Miguel Cortez ... Himself
Stephen Gillespie Stephen Gillespie ... Himself
Aron Hijar Aron Hijar ... Himself
Sterling Jones Sterling Jones ... Himself
Dan Kearney Dan Kearney ... Himself
Jason Mace Jason Mace ... Himself
Joshua McDonough Joshua McDonough ... Himself
Brendan O'Byrne Brendan O'Byrne ... Himself
William Ostlund William Ostlund ... Himself
Mark Patterson Mark Patterson ... Himself
Misha Pemble-Belkin Misha Pemble-Belkin ... Himself
Juan 'Doc Restrepo Juan 'Doc Restrepo ... Himself
Kevin Rice Kevin Rice ... Himself
Tanner Sichter Tanner Sichter ... Himself
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Picks up where Restrepo left off. Once again we meet the men of Battle Company, 2nd Battalion, 503nd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team in 2007-8. They are deployed at one of the most dangerous places on earth - certainly the most dangerous place, at the time, for US forces: the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan. Journalist Sebastian Junger and photojournalist Tim Hetherington were embedded with the 2nd Platoon of B Company and captured their daily lives. Written by grantss

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This is what war feels like


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Rated R for language throughout and brief nude images | See all certifications »

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USA | Italy | Afghanistan

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Korengal: A háború igazi arca See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,630, 30 May 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$55,200, 29 June 2014
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Quotes

LaMonta Caldwell: It's just a valley. It's a valley that is if you look from high above, it looks like a quiet valley.
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Follows Restrepo (2010) See more »

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I Will Survive
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From Someone Who Was There
12 December 2015 | by darrenshadixSee all my reviews

I was a member of Battle company during this deployment. They gave us a helluva fight. "Korengal" makes a nice complement to "Restrepo" and should be an eye-opener for anyone curious about what guys go through in Afghanistan. My only complaint is I wish there was more action in it. I recently just published and e-book about it (available on Kindle, Nook, Kobo & Smashwords) entitled "To Quell The Korengal" if anyone is interested in reading more about it.

www.amazon.com/Quell-Korengal-Darren-Shadix- ebook/dp/B0197IIPVQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1449888085&sr=8- 1&keywords=to+quell+the+korengal


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