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HBO sets November air date for Junger’s “Last Patrol”

U.S. pay-TV net HBO is set to air The Last Patrol, the final film from Sebastian Junger (pictured) in what HBO is now billing as the filmmaker's war trilogy, on November 10.
October 22, 2014

U.S. pay-TV net HBO is set to air Sebastian Junger’s The Last Patrol, the final film in what it is now billing as the Restrepo filmmaker’s trilogy of war docs, on November 10.

The previously announced 90-minute doc focuses on a walk Junger (pictured) made from Washington DC to New York along Amtrak railroad lines with a Spanish photographer – who was with Junger’s Restrepo co-director Tim Hetherington when he was killed in Libya in 2011 – and two combat veterans Junger knew in Afghanistan.

The director had planned to make the journey with Hetherington before his death, and it is meant to symbolize the men’s desire to reacquaint themselves with the U.S. while reflecting on their experiences in combat abroad.

The Last Patrol - which was preceded by 2014′s Korengal and 2010′s Restrepo - will air on HBO on November 10 at 9 p.m. EST/PST.

The doc was produced by Junger and Nick Quested of Goldcrest Films. Sara Bernstein served as supervising producer for HBO and Sheila Nevins was the doc’s executive producer.

  • Check out a trailer for the film below:

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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