Paras (1983)

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    United Kingdom

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    Non Fiction


Documentary shot on location at the Parachute Regiment Training depot in Aldershot. Follows the training of recruits, examining the principles on which it is based: the elitism and mythology of the Regiment, the physical and psychological effects of being conditioned to pain, the development of the killer instinct and, the subordination of the individual to the group.

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