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The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter is a 1978 film which tells the story of how the Vietnam War affects the people of a small town in Pennsylvania. It stars Robert De Niro, John Cazale[?], John Savage, Christopher Walken, Meryl Streep and George Dzundza[?].

The movie was written by Michael Cimino[?], Louis Garfinkle[?], Quinn K. Redeker[?] and Deric Washburn[?], and directed by Cimino.

It won Oscars for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Christopher Walken), Best Director (Michael Cimino), Best Film Editing, Best Picture and Best Sound. In addition, it was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Robert De Niro), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Meryl Streep), Best Cinematography (Vilmos Zsigmond[?]) and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen. It has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry and is consistently on the Internet Movie Database's list of top 250 films.

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