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Apocalypse Now: The Final Cut (15)

War films were never the same after the release of Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 masterpiece. 

This 1979 classic is a retelling of Joseph Conrad's short story Heart of Darkness, modernised and set in 1969 during the Vietnam War.

The story traces the journey of a special forces Captain (Sheen) through the violent combat zones of Vietnam on a secret assignment to terminate the life of a field commander called Kurtz (Brando), who has set up a ruthless dictatorship.  

As Willard travels through the insanity and absurdities of the American involvement in the war, he is more and more drawn to the jungle itself, its primeval mystique and immense power... 

  • DIRECTOR: Francis Ford Coppola 
  • CAST: Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall 
  • LANGUAGE: English