Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, 
1 videodisc (ca. 123 min.) : anamorphic, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
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Based on the book by Anthony Swofford
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Jake Gyllenhaal, Scott MacDonald, Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx, Jacob Vargas, Lucas Black, Brian Geraghty, Evan Jones, Chris Cooper
Follows "Swoff," a third-generation Marine enlistee, from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. There is no cover from intolerable heat or from the Iraqi soldiers, who are always potentially just over the next horizon. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully understand. Sergeant Sykes, a Marine lifer, heads up the scout/sniper platoon, while Troy, Swoff's friend and mentor, is a die-hard member of STA - the elite Marine Unit
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language, some violent images and strong sexual content
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, single sided
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
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Additional Credits: Mendes, SamGyllenhaal, Jake, 1980-MacDonald, ScottSarsgaard, PeterFoxx, JamieVargas, JacobDeakins, Roger A., 1949-Newman, Thomas, 1955-Swofford, Anthony.Universal Pictures (Firm)
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