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The Steel Helmet

Viewed: 23 May 2014
Directed by: Samuel Fuller
Listed in: Movies, Hulu

A hard-boiled character study of a rag-tag infantry outfit in the Korean War. It's exploration of racial and moral crises elevates the film beyond the simplistic plot and the quick and dirty editing. The relationship between the gruff Sergeant and the orphaned Short Round is a source point of a significant movie formula of the last 60 years.

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