Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are earger to fight but are forced to stay back from the action. Meanwhile Swofford gets news of his girlfriend is cheating on him. Desperately he wants to kill someone and finally put his training to use.
A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.
Anthony “Swoff” Swofford, a Camus-reading kid from Sacramento, enlists in the Marines in the late 1980s. He malingers during boot camp, but makes it through as a sniper, paired with the usually-reliable Troy. The Gulf War breaks out, and his unit goes to Saudi Arabia for Desert Shield. After 175 days of boredom, adrenaline, heat, worry about his girlfriend finding someone else, losing it and nearly killing a mate, demotion, latrine cleaning, faulty gas masks, and desert football, Desert Storm begins. In less than five days, it’s over, but not before Swoff sees burned bodies, flaming oil derricks, an oil-drenched horse, and maybe a chance at killing. Where does all the testosterone go? Written by <email@example.com>
|Tagline:||Welcome to the suck.|
|Cast:||Brian Geraghty, Chris Cooper, Craig Coyne, Damion Poitier, Dendrie Taylor, Dennis Haysbert, Honorine Bell, Jake Gyllenhaal, James Morrison, Jamie Foxx, Jocko Sims, John Krasinski, Katherine Randolph, Kevin Foster, Laz Alonso, Lucas Black, Ming Lo, Peter Sarsgaard, Riad Galayini, Scott MacDonald|
|Language:||English, Español, العربية, Latin|