• Released
  • June 25, 2010
  • R , 1 hr 33 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Documentary
  • 217 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A platoon spends a year in one of Afghanistan.

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85
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This movie will stir your heart and open your mind. It's a group portrait of practicing patriots.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
There is the sense they're fighting for each other more than for ideology.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
According to this courageous, you-are-there documentary, the platoon took enemy fire almost every day, perhaps the longest exposure to...
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85

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
The low-key quality of the filmmaking in Restrepo only intensifies the reality of how much these kids are risking.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Watching the film one comes away feeling the bond that links these guys.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie puts us so close to so much yet keeps its emotional distance -- as if to say, no matter how much we see, we'll never truly know.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The filmmakers offer no commentary. We watch. And what we see is explosive, deeply moving and impossible to shake.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
In-depth account of Army deployment in an Afghanistan hotspot shows soldiering at its most rugged.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's doubtful you'll ever see a combat documentary that channels the chaos of war as thoroughly as this one.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Even after experiencing the film, what they've gone through - and how they deal with it - deliberately remains a mystery.
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Rated R | For some descriptions of violence and language throughout