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Southern-comfort-1981
"It's the land of hospitality... unless you don't belong there."
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Language
English, French
Release Date
September 25, 1981 (U.S)
Runtime
105 minutes
Rating
Rating R
Budget
$8 million

Southern Comfort is a 1981 film directed by Walter Hill. It stars Keith Carradine and Powers Boothe. The story follows a group of undisciplined Louisiana Army National Guardsmen who are training in the Louisiana swamps. After the soldiers steal some pirogues, they end up frightening and angering local Cajun hunters.

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Southern Comfort is set in Louisiana in 1973, and follows a group of soldiers in the Louisiana National Guard. When on the training mission they steal some Cajun canoes. They end up frightening and angering local Cajun hunters as they return in time to see their boats being taken. PFC Stuckey fires blanks from his M60 machine gun at the Cajuns as a prank. The threatened Cajuns fire back, killing the squad leader.

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