The film is about the struggle for survival in Vietnam Lieutenant Colonel Hambleton (Gene Hackman) who is an expert in the field of electronic warfare but the first time he found himself in the middle of the hell of war.
Lieutenant Choi Tae-in is given the task of reascuing missing platoon in area codenamed R-Point. When his men reach the R-Point strange things begin to happen.
In 1971 new recruits arrive to a training camp in Louisians just before being sent to active service in Vietnam, but the atmosphere among the rectuits is far from patriotic eagerness.
Disgruntled father, tired of waiting for the government to bring back his son kept as prisoner in Vietnam, sets out to deal with it himself.
Ex-Marines sniper is sent to Vietnam as part of covert operation to kill high level terrorist. On arrival he discovers he knows his target and it is man, who saved his life in the past.
War films are not always showing the war per se - often the main theme is the influence of the conflict on lives of people involved, but also their families and friends. War is seldom a local thing - the trauma, the pain, the death they put their mark on people from around the world.