Synopsis by Eleanor Mannikka
This violent film follows the miserable life of a miserable Vietnam vet as it goes from awful, to disgusting, to almost ludicrous (the life and the film). First the vet helps slaughter the inhabitants of a village during the war and then he is captured and tortured for two years. After that scenario, he winds up in a low-life neighborhood in New York owing drug money, saddled with a chunky, nagging, ugly wife and a little baby who inherited his mother's genes. One gory scene follows another until the climax which is meant to be the shocker that caps it all.
disillusionment, Agent-Orange, battle-fatigue, birth-defects, depression, drug-dealer, homecoming, imprisonment, low-life, massacre, nightmare, POW (Prisoner of War), prostitute/prostitution, rampage, revenge, torture, veteran [military], weapons, wife