Why did it take me so long to see this?!
A Special Operations Officer in the Vietnam War is charged with an "off-the-records" mission to eliminate a dangerous rogue colonel in Cambodia.
"Perfect". I could go on about the brilliantly styled cinematography, clever editing, air-tight score, interesting/memorable characters who feel real, mystically built-up antagonist realized by Marlon Brando, the blunt depiction of the brutality and corruption in Vietnam, the tense, yet contemplative tone, etc., but "perfect" is applicable for about everything here. True, there is probably one or two supporting characters who could have maybe been tweaked or some lighting that's slightly "off", but if I have to comb through a two-and-a-half-hour film for seconds of potential…