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Apocalypse Now (2010, original release: 1979)


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Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, 2010
Description:  3 videodiscs (451 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([48] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.)
ISBN/ISSN: 0031398126195,
Language:  English

"Includes Apocalypse now, Apocalypse now redux, Hearts of darkness."

Inspired by the story: Heart of darkness / by Joseph Conrad

Originally released as a motion picture in 1979; Redux version originally released in 2001

Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Albert Hall, Sam Bottoms, Larry Fishburne, Dennis Hopper, Harrison Ford, Aurore Clement, Christian Marquand ; narration, Michael Herr

A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War

MPAA rating: R; disturbing violent images, language, sexual content, and some drug use

Blu-ray; Regions A, B, C; widescreen presentation (2.35:1 aspect ratio ; enhanced for 16x9 TVs) (Hearts of darkness in full screen ); 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (Hearts of darkness in 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio); requires a Blu-ray player

In English, with optional English, Spanish and French subtitles; closed-captioned

[Disc 1.] Apocalypse now ; Apocalypse now redux (Both with optional audio commentary with director Francis Ford Coppola) -- [Disc 2.] Special features. A conversation with Martin Sheen ; An interview with John Milius ; "Monkey sampan" deleted scene ; Additional scenes ; Destruction of the Kurtz compound ; "Heart of darkness" reading by Orson Welles ; "The hollow men" ; The birth of 5.1 sound ; Ghost helicopter flyover ; A million feet of film : the editing of Apocalypse now ; The music of Apocalypse now ; The synthesizer soundtrack ; Heard any good movies lately? The sound design of Apocalypse now ; The final mix ; Apocalypse then and now ; 2001 Cannes Film Festival : Francis Ford Coppola ; PBR Streetgang ; The color palette of Apocalypse now -- [Disc 3.] Hearts of darkness : a filmmaker's apocalypse / Showtime presentation ; written and directed by Fax Bahr, with George Hickenlooper ; produced by George Zaloom and Les Mayfield ; documentary footage directed by Eleanor Coppola ; Zaloom Mayfield Productions ; in association with Zoetrope Studios ; edited by Michael Greer and Jay Miracle ; music, Todd Boekelheide ; Additional special features. John Milius script selections with notes by Francis Ford Coppola ; Storyboard gallery ; Photo archive ; Marketing archive

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