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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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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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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Korengal: A háború igazi arca See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$14,630, 1 June 2014

Gross USA:

$101,310

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$101,310
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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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Strangely unengaging documentary
23 May 2015 | by grantssSee all my reviews

Strangely unengaging documentary.

Korengal follows the lives of a company of US Army soldiers stationed at an outpost in Afghanistan in 2007-8. It is the sequel to Restrepo, which was nominated for a Best Documentary Oscar in 2011.

Maybe it is because I haven't seen Restrepo (yet), but this documentary just doesn't work for me. It doesn't do much wrong - there is a good mix of interviews and live action footage and there is a degree of conclusiveness to it all. Yet I wasn't engaged. The whole thing just seemed to plod along and I didn't feel any real affinity towards the soldiers.

There is also a large degree of gung-ho-ness and bravado, which is a bit off-putting. The movie doesn't feel balanced enough. Maybe that's the problem.


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