Oliver stone's sobering 1986 film about a fictional platoon in the vietnam war took home all kinds of awards, and not just those four oscars it also won a golden. Thus the classic movie platoon (oliver stone, 1986) was born, a box office sensation and award winner that brought the war in vietnam home to america.
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Oliver stone began writing platoon because the vietnam war was “a pocket of our history nobody understands” (schuer t24) platoon is a movie which should. Free essay: platoon the vietnam war has often been characterized as the greatest american foreign policy debacle ever american public.