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Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic adventure war film set during the Vietnam War. Produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, and Robert Duvall. The film follows the central character, U.S. Army special operations officer Captain Benjamin L. Willard, of MACV-SOG, on a mission to kill the renegade and presumed insane U.S. Army Special Forces Colonel Walter E. Kurtz. The screenplay by John Milius and Coppola updates the setting of Joseph Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness to that of the Vietnam War era. It also draws from Michael Herr's Dispatches, the film version of Conrad's Lord Jim which shares the same character of Marlow with Heart of ... more on Wikipedia

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Every Oscar Winning Film Ever List of All Indie Movies List of All Movies Released in 1979 Movies Distributed by Optimum Releasing Films Edited by Gerald B. Greenberg Films in The National Film Registry Movies Distributed by Miramax Films Movies Distributed by StudioCanal Movies Written By John Milius List of Films Scored By Carmine Coppola Movies Directed By Francis Ford Coppola Movies Distributed by United Artists Movies with Cinematography by Vittorio Storaro