Terribly underrated, and generally unknown in the US. Although the filmdeals with Australian troops in Viet Nam, this could very easily have beenany of the US units. Any of us who served on the ground there willrecognizethese men as buddies we knew. The combat sequences in this film are amongthe best ever filmed, and until "Platoon" came along, it was one of thefewfilms that portrayed the combat experience in Viet Nam as it really was.Like "84 Charlie MoPic", it's a small film that tells a large storywithoutbeating you over the head with its message. When people ask me which arethebest films about that endless mess in Viet Nam, this is one of the firstfilms I refer them to (along with "MoPic"). My VHS copy is just about wornout; I never tire of its grim humor and honest story. (USMC, Viet Nam67-69)
The Odd Angry Shot (1979) 1080p YIFY Movie
The Odd Angry Shot (1979) 1080p
In between drinking cans of Fosters beer, Australian soldiers tread on a few landmines, and generally experience the war in Vietnam.
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The Synopsis for The Odd Angry Shot (1979) 1080p
A group of Australian SAS regiment soldiers are deployed to Vietnam around 1967/8 and encounter the realities of war, from the numbing boredom of camp life and long range patrols, raids and ambushes where nothing happens, to the the terror of enduring mortar barrages from an unseen enemy. Men die and are crippled in combat by firefights and booby traps, soldiers kill and capture the enemy, gather intelligence and retake ground only to cede it again whilst battling against the bureaucracy and obstinacy of the conventional military hierarchy. In the end they return to civilization, forever changed by their experiences but glad to return to the life they once knew.
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Reviewed byoldskibum2Vote: /10
A really well constructed Australian film, that accurately portrays theVietnam 'feeling' in this country. Best described as a sad thought provokingwork, with some excellent and funny performances by the skilledcast.A low budget film that 'over achieves' its message.
I think that the essence of this movie is that it had very littleactual battle field footage, no blood and guts or real gore, and\relied more upon the interaction of the characters in the story. Oneinteresting bit of trivia is that when the guys were in trouble duringtarget practice the names used were green, brown etc. and that BryanBrowns name during that scene was brown, was that why he giggled??
All in all a great movie that portrays the ideology of the Aussiepsyche at that time and the irreverent nature which typifies theAustralian spirit at that time.
Graham Kennedy had a masterful performance even though he seemed aboutten years over the age limit for the role.