Winner of five Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Best Director, and one of AFI's Top Films of. Michael Cimino's Vietnam War classic "The Deer Hunter " may be best known for having some of the most tense Russian roulette scenes. if a motherfucker slap me in the face like that I'd bury his ass and say fuck the consequences sure the gooks. However, Ebert incorrectly guessed that Robert De Niro would win for Best Actor for Deer Hunter and Jill Clayburgh would win for Best Actress for An Unmarried Woman while Siskel called the wins for Jon Voight as Best Actor and Jane Fonda as Best Actress, both for Coming Home. Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young. In the end, Wood argues that Nick shoots himself because "he has recognized that Mike offers nothing but a return to repression". Regarding the clashes between him and Cimino, Zinner stated: Nikko it is a Russian patriotic song first of all. Before the beginning of principal photography began, Michael Deeley had a meeting with the film's appointed line producer Robert E. In the film's central "male love affair" Mike supposedly represents the powers of control and repression, whereas Nick stands for release and liberation. Mike enters himself in a game of Russian roulette against Nick, hoping to jog Nick's memory and persuade him to come home, but Nick's mind is gone. Michael Cimino , director of such films as "Deer Hunter" and "Heaven's Gate," died Saturday at the age of An American helicopter finds them, but only Nick is able to climb aboard. The audience's sympathy with prisoners who quite understandably cracked thus completes the chain. Army, and is a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. Facebook Twitter Instagram Search Search. So how does a soldier come to terms with his defeat and yet still retain his self-respect? Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am All's fair in love and war. Army and ARVN prisoners. The scenes depicting Russian roulette odds exchange highly controversial after the film's release.