Release Date: June 25th, 2010
DVD Release Date: December 7th, 2010
R|1 hr 33 min
Photographer Tim Hetherington and journalist Sebastian Junger allow the realities of war to speak for themselves in this unnarrated documentary about a U.S. platoon in Afghanistan. The men of Second Platoon, Battle Company, 173rd Airborne Brigade teeter from naivete to weariness as months of alternating boredom and fighting take their toll. The loss of medic Juan "Doc" Restrepo leads the platoon to name an outpost in the remote Korengal Valley after him.
Director: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger
Production Co: Outpost Films
Distributors: National Geographic