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Stone's film, "Born on the Fourth of July," was screened at this year's Virginia Film Festival.

“Born on the Fourth of July” depicts harsh reality of war and violence

When Oliver Stone’s film, “Born on the Fourth of July,” hit theaters in 1989, it was received with critical acclaim and a slew of award nominations, including eight Oscar nods. However, due to its strong political voice and sometimes gruesome account of the Vietnam War, it received backlash in equal force.

Four foreign films to watch on Netflix

While watching a foreign film can seem daunting at first, viewers are truly missing out on another level of cinematic experience by limiting themselves to Hollywood byproducts.

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