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The Deer Hunter

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Original title
The Deer Hunter
Running time
183 min.
United States United States
Deric Washburn (Story: Deric Washburn, Michael Cimino, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn K. Redeker)
Stanley Myers
Vilmos Zsigmond
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EMI Films / Universal Pictures. Distributed by Universal Pictures [USA]
Drama. War | Vietnam War. Friendship. Hunting
Synopsis / Plot
It follows a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. This war conflict will change their lives forever.
1978: 5 Academy Awards: Movie, Director, Supporting Actor (Walken), Sound, Editing. 9 Nominations
1978: Golden Globes: Best Director. 6 Nominations
1978: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Film, Supporting Actor
1978: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Director. 4 Nominations
1979: BAFTA Awards: Best Cinematography & Best Editing. 9 Nominations
1978: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
1978: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Drama Screenplay
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