Directed by Walter Hill.
Starring Keith Carradine, Powers Boothe, Fred Ward, Peter Coyote, T. K. Carter, Franklyn Seales, Lewis Smith and Les Lannom.
A squad of National Guards fight for their lives after angering local Cajuns during an isolated weekend training exercise in the Louisiana swamp.
Action director Walter Hill may be best known for 1982’s genre classic 48 Hrs which put Eddie Murphy on the road to stardom, but he hasn’t released a film for a while and his name is most probably lost on today’s audiences. The reality is that Hill was one of the pioneers of the early 80’s action cinema with titles like The Driver, The Warriors, Extreme Prejudice, and above all 1981’s Southern Comfort as part of his excellent filmography.
Southern Comfort is a simple tale of the Louisiana national guard’s summer exercise which goes horribly wrong when they are