“As journalists, because you don't carry a gun, you sort of become this observer.” - Tim Hetherington
- From May 2007 to July 2008, Battle Company of the 173rd Airborne Brigade was stationed in the remote Korengal Valley of eastern Afghanistan – considered one of the most dangerous postings of the war.
- The soldiers of Second Platoon built and manned a remote and strategic outpost that they named ‘Restrepo’, in honour of their medic, PFC Juan Restrepo, who was killed in action.
- This is their story, in their words, of a group of men who came be considered the ‘tip of the spear’ for American efforts in that area.
- 2010 Sundance "Grand Jury Prize: Documentary" Winner.
Region Code: Region 4 / PAL
Length: Feature 93 min.
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