Casualties of War

TitleCasualties of War
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1989
AuthorsDe Palma, Brian
Running Time113
Date Released08/1989
DistributorColumbia Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

Based on a true story, Casualties of War reveals the immorality and trauma of the Vietnam War. A platoon sergeant orders his men to kidnap a young girl and force her into sex slavery. Eriksson objects and helps the girl escape. The others murder her and harass him. His confession to an army chaplain leads to the conviction of the sergeant and three men for kidnapping, rape, and murder. 


Michael J. Fox

Sean Penn

John C. Reilly

John Leguizamo

Ving Rhames

Dale Dye


Produced by: Art Linson

Screenplay by: David Rabe

Story by: Daniel Lang

Music by: Ennio Morricone

Cinematography: Stephen H. Burum

Edited by: Bill Pankow


Drama, War

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