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Casualties of War (April 18, 1989)

Casualties of War PosterBRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION

PFC Erikson must decide between following the chain of command or doing what he feels is right when violence of the Vietnam War makes animals of his fellow soldiers.

GENERAL FILM INFORMATION

GENRE: War Drama
SETTING: Vietnam, during the Vietnam War
FILMING LOCATIONS:
–Kanchanabur; Thailand (railroad bridge and river scenes)
–Phuket; Thailand
–San Francisco, California; USA
U.S. RELEASE DATE: August 18, 1989
RUNNING TIME: 113 minutes; 1 hour 53 minutes
RATING: R
OPENING WEEKEND GROSS: $5,201,261
TOTAL GROSS USA: $18,468,714

CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION

WRITER: Daniel and David Rabe
DIRECTOR: Brian DePalma
PRODUCER: Fred C. Caruso, Art Linson
EDITOR: Bill Pankow
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Stephen H. Burum
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Wolf Kroeger, Bernard Hides
ORIGINAL MUSIC BY: Ennio Morricone
ADDITIONAL ORIGINAL MUSIC BY: xxx
COSTUME DESIGNER: Richard Bruno
MAKE-UP BY: Bron Roylance
HAIR STYLIST: Suzanne Stokes-Munton (Wig Supply)
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Columbia Pictures Corporation
DISTRIBUTOR: Columbia Pictures
ASPECT RATIO: 2:25:1

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CAST – IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE :: CHARACTER NAME…ACTOR NAME

Soldier Charlie 2…Ennalis Berl
Cherry…Darren E. Burrows
Captain Hill…Dale Dye
PFC Erikson…Michael J. Fox
Soldier…Donal Gibson
Rown…Jack Gwaltney
Clark…Don Harvey
Court Martial President…Sherman Howard
M.P….J.J.
Brown…Erik King
Oahn’s Mother…Ba thuan T. Le
Oahn…Thuy Thu Le
Diaz…John Leguizamo
Agent #2…John Linton
Hawthorne…Dan Martin
Lieutenant Kramer…Holt McCallany
Meserve…Sean Penn
MacIntire…Wendell Pierce
Hatcher…John C. Reilly
Lieutenant Reilly…Ving Rhames
Chaplain Kirk…Sam Robards
Prosecutor…Vyto Ruginis
Girl Villager…Hatay Sarmount
Wilkins…Al Shannon
Villager Woman…Sigma
Yen (Oahn’s Sister)…Kady Tran
Streibig…Maris Valainis
Stunt Co-Ordinator…Jeff Jensen
Michael J. Fox’s Stunt Double…Charles Croughwell
Stunt Crew…Ken Bates, Ralph Garrett, Billy H. Hooker, Bob Minor, Bernie Pock, Chad Randall, Danny Wong

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AWARDS

The Golden Globe Awards, 1990NOMINEE: Ennior Morricone
CATEGORY: Best Original Score for a Motion Picture
RESULTS: Nominated

The Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards (The Golden Reels), 1990

NOMINEE: Maurice Schell
CATEGORY: Best Sound Editing in a Feature Film
RESULTS: Nominated

The Political Film Society (USA) Awards, 1990

NOMINEE: Casualties of War
CATEGORY: Peace
RESULTS: Won

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