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CAIRO – 9 November 2017: The American Drama Film “Full Metal Jacket” will screen at Room Art Space & Café on November 12 . The event is part of Room Art Space and Café’s weekly film screening night.
Released in 1987, the film traces a platoon of U.S. Marines through their training, primarily focusing on two privates, Joker and Pyle, who struggle to get through camp under their foul-mouthed drill instructor, Gunnery Sergeant Hartman. The film traces the lives of two Marines and their experiences in the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam War, according to the Event’s official page. The scenario of the film is based on “The Short Timers” novel by Gustav Hasford.
Listed on the American Film Institute Top 100 thrill films, it is directed by Stanley Kubrick, and stars Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, and Vincent D’Onofrio.
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