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An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

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Commentary 1: Director Taylor Hackford Rating:8.0/10 (2 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by frankasu03 on May 16th, 2009:Find all reviews by frankasu03
Taylor Hackford is one of those directors that probably drags the best performances out of his actors, whether they like it or not. I love commentaries like this. Hackford is the definiton of "Straight Shooter." He tells the story of a movie that seemed destined for greatness, yet was anything but a sure thing at the time. There is no dead air in this talk. Hackford is scene specific, and dishes on behind-the-scenes arguments as well. Officer is a great example of a unique director who never comprises amidst the controversy of studio heads, difficult stars, and even the U.S. Military. Want to know how his vision became this classic? Have a listen..