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Story of private joker

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Asked by preeti, 28 Mar '08 09:17 pm
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Senior Drill Instructor Gunnery Sergeant Hartman (R. Lee Ermey), shows the harsh indoctrination of Marine recruits. The Vietnam War is in full swing, and his job is to produce trained killers who will not hesitate when the decisive moment arrives. The film's first section focuses on the physical and psychological mistreatment of recruit Leonard Lawrence (Vincent D'Onofrio), whom the drill instructor nick-names Gomer Pyle.

Hartman immediately pegs Pyle as a misfit. He is socially awkward, overweight and out of shape. He has trouble coping with the physical rigors of boot camp. He also does not adhere well to orders and procedures. Whether this is from carelessness, anxiety, or lack of intelligence is never made clear. His deficiencies seem to personally offend Hartman, and he punishes him as a kind of lesson to the others. Hartman ultimately appoints the protagonist Joker (Matthew Modine) as Pyle's mentor, stressing that Joker will set Pyle straight. Although Pyle eventually strai ...more
Answered by Richie, 31 Mar '08 08:13 am

 
  
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i know of a public joker
Answered by RAJESH, 28 Mar '08 09:17 pm

 
  
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