Apocalypse Now: The Complete Dossier (1979)
Francis Ford Coppola's Vietnam epic, loosely based on the novel HEART OF DARKNESS by Joseph Conrad, tells the story of Captain Willard (Martin Sheen), a special agent sent into Cambodia to assassinate an errant American colonel (Marlon Brando). Willard is assigned to a navy patrol boat operated by Chief (Albert Hall) and three hapless soldiers (Frederic Forrest, Sam Bottoms, and Larry Fishburne). They are escorted on part of their journey by an air cavalry unit led by Lt. Colonel Kilgore (Robert
Aug 15, 2006
Almost everything you need to know about the turbulent production of Coppola's mastepiece, including a comparison between the 79 theatrical version and 2001 expanded one, with analysis (and markers) of the new footage and rationale for inserting it.
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