Full Metal Jacket
Recruits move from the brutal US Marine training bootcamp – into the nightmare of war.
Dir Stanley Kubrick
With Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D’Onofrio, Lee Ermey
35mm (4, 24 May), Digital (15, 29 May)
The last film to be released during Kubrick’s lifetime is a powerful look at the Vietnam war through the eyes of recruits moving from the brutal US Marine training bootcamp into the nightmare on the ground overseas. Pessimism combined with dark comedy gives us a flavour of what came before in Paths of Glory and Dr. Strangelove...