Tough Choices Film Series: Platoon
Wed., November 10, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join your friends and neighbors in watching and discussing three challenging films that explore the ambiguities of moral decisions without providing pat Hollywood Answers. (Conversations facilitated by Jack Hirschfeld.)
Platoon: Directed by Oliver Stone. With Keith David, Forest Whitaker, Francesco Quinn, Kevin Dillon. Chris Taylor, a neophyte recruit in Vietnam, finds himself caught in a battle of wills between two sergeants, one good and the other evil. A shrewd examination of the brutality of war and the duality of man in conflict.
— Can the killing of one’s own commanding officer ever be justified?