Admired by actors and directors, adored by friends and lovers, yet unknown to most moviegoers, the venerable stage and screen actor John Cazale appeared in some of the most iconic films of the 1970s: Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather", "The Godfather Part II" and "The Conversation", Sidney Lumet's "Dog Day Afternoon", and Michael Cimino's "The Deer Hunter.
Winner of five Academy Awards(R) including Best Picture, Best Director (Michael Cimino) and Best Supporting Actor (Christopher Walken), this critically-acclaimed, extraordinarily powerful film tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. Robert De Niro gives an outstanding performance as Michael, the natural leader of the group.
Import Blu-ray/Region A pressing. One of the most widely acclaimed films of all time. The Deer Hunter is Michael Cimino's celebrated interpretation of the stresses and dangers - both physical and emotional - which confront a trio of Pennsylvanian steel-workers when they are sent out to fight in the horror that was the Vietnam War. Often cited as one of the greatest films ever made the Deer Hunter is a film that is riveting, emotional, beautiful and tragic.