Original Australian Daybill Movie Poster Southern Comfort
Southern Comfort is a 1981 American action/thriller film directed by Walter Hill and written by Michael Kane, Hill and collaborator David Giler. It stars Keith Carradine, Powers Boothe, Fred Ward, T. K. Carter, Franklyn Seales, and Peter Coyote. The film, set in 1973, features a Louisiana Army National Guard squad of nine on weekend manoeuvres in rural bayou country as they antagonize some local Cajun people and become hunted. The film is supported by an atmospheric soundtrack by longstanding Hill collaborator Ry Cooder.