Heroes de Otra Patria (1998)

Genres - War  |   Sub-Genres - War Drama  |   Run Time - 83 min.  |   Countries - Puerto Rico  |  
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Ivan Dariel Oritz's Vietnam war drama Heroes De Otra Patria (Heroes From Another Country) follows two Puerto Rican soldiers as they attempt to live through their military service. When Viet Cong troops ambush a platoon that includes Carlos (Jorge Castillo) and Raul (Jimmy Navarro), the duo become separated from their fellow troops. As the two wander through the foreign terrain and fight their crippling emotions, the audience learns about the difficult home-life situations both of these young men left behind in Puerto Rico.

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Puerto-Rican [nationality], soldier, war