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Apocalypse Now Redux (1979)

3 Ratings: 4.3
Action & Adventure and Military & War movie directed by Francis Ford Coppola

Digitally remastered with 49 minutes of previously unseen footage,Apocalypse Now Reduxis the reference standard of Francis Coppola's 1979 epic. A metaphorical hallucination of the Vietnam War, the film was reconstructed by Coppola and editor Walter Murch … see full wiki

Genre: War, Action, Adventure
2 reviews about Apocalypse Now Redux (1979)
review by . August 08, 2006
Marlon Brando is excellent as Col. Kurtz and I can't think of any other actor that could have played the good man gone insane and hold such screen presence. Sheen, as Willard, is fantastic in here also, especially his narration, which runs throughout. It's one of the best narrations, if not the best, I have ever heard in a movie. His voice is just haunting as he relates his thoughts on this incredible, nightmare-like adventure. We can identify with his questioning of his mission and the war in general. …
review by . September 08, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
Many of those already familiar with Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" (1889) have also seen the 1979 version of this film which is based on Conrad's novella. What we have here is an expanded version released in 2001 which includes 53 minutes which had been cut from its predecessor. Captain Willard (Martin Sheen) is given a delicate and potentially dangerous assignment: To proceed to Cambodia, locate Colonel Kurtz (Marlow Brando), and then eliminate him. Why? In the view of his superiors, Kurtz is a renegade …
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