Apocalypse Now is a retelling of Joseph Conrad’s short classic  Heart  of  Darkness,  set  in  1969  during  the Vietnam War. The story traces the journey of a special forces  captain  (Willard)  through  the  violent  combat zones of Vietnam on a secret assignment to terminate the life of a field commander called Kurtz, who has setup 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….

 

 

 

FPB Classification:
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Running Time: 180
Language: English
Cast:  Marlon Brandon, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall
Director:  Francis Ford Coppola
Music: