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Restrepo

If you aren't sick and tired of documentaries about the War on Terror (and by most box office accounts, everyone is), this one's worth hunting down. Directors Tim Hetherington (he directed The Devil Came on Horseback) and Sebastian Junger (he wrote The Perfect Storm) spent a year with a single Army platoon stationed in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. The filmmakers ended up with a serious, apolitical look at the day-to-day "job" of being a soldier. Even with bullets whizzing overhead and the video camera shaking, it's hard to get across the real terror of war. On the other hand, Restrepo does a fine job of conveying the psychology of war, interviewing soldiers during and after their life-altering tour of duty. 93 minutes R.