Full Metal Jacket

Saturday, June 24
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1hr 56mins // directed by:Stanley Kubrick // featuring:Matthew Modine, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey // 35mm

Director Stanley Kubrick rips the skin from the face of war to expose the dehumanizing effect of the military on the people fed to its emotional meat grinder in Full Metal Jacket.

Through the eyes of an 18-year-old recruit, from his first days in the seeming hell of Marine Corps boot camp as his superiors try to strip of him his individuality and re-create him as a Marine, to the hell of the 1968 Tet offensive, Kubrick reveals the damage done to the collective human soul by the inhumanity of war.