File spoon-archives/foucault.archive/foucault_1998/foucault.9801, message 49


Subject: Re: Boot Camp Films
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 1998 21:50:44 PST


> Are there any movies out there that take seriously what people go 
through in
> Boot Camp? There are some places where conditioning of human beings is
>  well-understood and pursued with enthusiasm.

This may not be quite what you're looking for (then again, it 
might)...but there is a very good documentary called _Anybody's Son Will 
Do_.  The name of the folks who produced it has slipped my mind; i 
believe it dates back to the late 80's though.  It is exactly what you 
ask about---a hard look at bootcamp with the U.S. Marine Corps.  It may 
be worth a look.

All the best,

Luke

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