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Apocalypse Now

A flawed masterpiece, intended as the definitive Vietnam film, based on Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness'. With Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper and Marlon Brando. Writer Michael Herr ('Dispatches') contributed to the narrative. See also 'Hearts of Darkness', an exceptional documentary detailing the making of this disaster-laden production. 22 years later Coppola re-edited and expanded the narrative in "Apocalypse Now Redux".

Year: 1979
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Drama, War and Anti-War Films, Cult Films / After Dark, Cannes - Palme d'Or, Based on..., Racial Intolerance, James' Favourites
Country: USA
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Sam Bottoms, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford, Frederic Forrest, Dennis Hopper, Albert Hall
Duration: 153 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains violence, offensive language and drug use.
8.5/10
Location in store: Alice's 300 Greatest Films
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