Apocalypse now

United States, 1979

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Francis Ford Coppola’s stunning vision of man’s heart of darkness, revealed through the particular madness of the Vietnam War. Lieutenant Willard (Martin Sheen) receives orders to seek out the renegade Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando) who has disappeared into the depths of the jungle. Willard’s mission becomes an epic journey into his own soul and that of the mysterious Kurtz. Based on the novella by Joseph Conrad, “Heart of Darkness”. Original music by Carmine Coppola, Francis Ford Coppola, Mickey Hart.

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