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Apocalypse Now Redux

Apocalypse Now Redux

Marlon Brando
Director: Francis Ford Coppola Cast: Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
, Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
, Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen
Francis Ford Coppola
Apocalypse Now Redux

Apocalypse Now Redux

Marlon Brando
Director: Francis Ford Coppola Cast: Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
, Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
, Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen
Francis Ford Coppola

DVD (Wide Screen / Repackaged)

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Francis Coppola had more than his share of production difficulties while shooting his epic-scale Vietnam War drama Apocalypse Now, including disastrous weather conditions, problems with his leading men (Harvey Keitel was fired after less than two weeks on the project and was replaced by Martin Sheen, who suffered a heart attack midway through production), and a schedule and budget that quickly spiraled out of control (originally budgeted at $10 million, the film's final cost was over $30 million). But Coppola's troubles didn't end when he got his footage into the editing room, and he tinkered with a number of different structures and endings before settling on the film's 153-minute final cut in time for its initial theatrical release in 1979. Twenty-two years later, Francis Coppola returned to the material, and created Apocalypse Now Redux, an expanded and re-edited version of the film that adds 53 minutes of footage excised from the film's original release. In addition to adding a number of smaller moments that even out the film's rhythms, Apocalypse Now Redux restores two much-discussed sequences that Coppola chose not to include in his original edition of the film -- an encounter in the jungle between Willard (Martin Sheen), his crewmates Chief (Albert Hall), Clean (Larry Fishburne), Chef (Frederic Forrest), and Lance (Sam Bottoms) and a trio of stranded Playboy models on a U.S.O. tour, as well as a stopover at a plantation operated by French colonists De Marais (Christian Marquand) and Roxanne (Aurore Clement). Apocalypse Now Redux received a limited theatrical release in August of 2001 after a well-received screening at the Cannes Film Festival -- the same month that the film finally reached theaters in 1979, after a rough cut received a Golden Palm award at the Cannes Festival.

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Product Details

Release Date: 05/18/2010
UPC: 0031398123231
Original Release: 2001
Rating: R
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 3:22:00
Sales rank: 3,081

Special Features

Theatrical Trailer; Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Marlon Brando Colonel Kurtz
Robert Duvall Lt. Colonel Kilgore
Martin Sheen Captain Willard
Frederic Forrest Chef
Albert Hall Chief
Samuel Bottoms Lance
Laurence Fishburne Clean
Dennis Hopper Photo-journalist
G.D. Spradlin General
Harrison Ford Colonel
Jerry Ziesmer Civilian
Scott Glenn Colby
Cynthia Wood Playmate of the Year
Colleen Camp Playmate
Linda Carpenter Playmate
Christian Marquand De Marais
Aurore Clément Roxanne
Michael Herr Narrator

Technical Credits
Francis Ford Coppola Director,Score Composer,Producer,Screenwriter
Carmine Coppola Score Composer
Gray Fredrickson Co-producer
Angelo P. Graham Art Director
Terry Liebling Casting
John Milius Screenwriter
Walter Murch Editor,Sound Editor,Sound/Sound Designer
George R. Nelson Set Decoration/Design
Vic Ramos Casting
Fred Roos Co-producer
Tom Sternberg Co-producer
Vittorio Storaro Cinematographer
Dean Tavoularis Production Designer
Jerry Ziesmer Asst. Director
Joseph Conrad Source Author

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Apocalypse Now Redux
1. Waiting in Saigon [9:22]
2. Intelligence Compound [10:59]
3. PBR Street Gang [3:46]
4. Search and Destroy [2:10]
5. Where Can I Find the CO? [2:08]
6. We Are Here To Help You [2:52]
7. Beach Party [2:48]
8. Helicopter Attack [10:50]
9. Kilgore Goes Surfing [2:34]
10. Kilgore Rescues Child [:49]
11. Lance Gets New Shorts [1:38]
12. The Wind [3:13]
13. Hiding from Kilgore [2:54]
14. Never Get Out of the Boat [7:12]
15. Entertaining the Boys [8:03]
16. Centerfold Pinholes [2:25]
17. No Satisfaction [1:42]
18. Dilettantes [:38]
19. Kurtz Dossier [6:20]
20. The Medevac [11:25]
21. Sampan Massacre [5:19]
22. Do Lung Bridge [3:05]
23. Mr. Clean's Death [6:48]
24. The French Plantation [5:45]
25. Clean's Funeral [4:54]
26. Dinner [2:57]
27. Les Soldats Perdus [10:42]
28. Arrow Attack [6:13]
29. Kurtz Compound [7:44]
30. Interrogation [8:44]
31. Chef Decapitated [8:53]
32. How Does It Smell To You, Soldier? [2:29]
33. He's Really Out There [5:29]
34. Caribou Sacrifice [9:50]
35. Ending [7:00]
36. Credits [5:58]

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