Heartbreaking and unforgettable, The Deer Hunter depicts the tragedy of America’s war in Vietnam through the eyes of three soldiers from small-town Pennsylvania.
Director: Michael Cimino
Screenplay by: Deric Washburn
Starring: Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro
Major nominations on original release : Academy Award for Best Picture (won), Director (won), Original Screenplay, Actor (De Niro), Supporting Actor (Walken - won), Supporting Actress (Streep); BAFTA for Best Film, Direction, Screenplay, Actor (De Niro), Supporting Actor (Walken)See all nominees