Apocalypse Now
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Apocalypse Now
United States 1979

Directed by

Cast
Sam Bottoms
Albert Hall
Colleen Camp
Bill Graham
Christian Marquand
Aurore Clément
Roman Coppola
Year:1979
Running time:153 min.
203 min. (Redux)
Country:United States
Language:English

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Based on Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness, this is a controversial addition to the multitude of Vietnam war movies in existence. Set in 1969 Vietnam, we follow U.S. Special Forces Captain Willard on his mission up a river into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a God among a local tribe.

Books on Apocalypse Now
Peter Cowie
The Apocalypse now book
London, 2000

Karl French
Apocalypse Now
London, 1998
Books with substantial mentioning of Apocalypse Now
John White and Sabine Haenni (eds.)
Fifty Key American Films
London and New York, 2009

David Thomson
Have you seen?, A personal introduction to 1,000 films
New York, 2008

Roger Ebert
The Great Movies
, 2003

Christine Tomassini, editor, Carol Schwartz, contributing editor
Magill's Cinema Annual 2002, 21st Edition. A Survey of the Films of 2001
Detroit, New York, [..], 2002

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 1. Films
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Peter W. Engelmeier (ed.)
Icons of film, The 20th century
Munich; New York, 2000

Jerry Ziesmer
Ready When You Are, Mr. Coppola, Mr. Spielberg, Mr. Crowe
, 1999

Peter van Gelder
Offscreen Onscreen, The inside stories of 60 great films
London, 1990

Robert Bookbinder
The Films of the Seventies
Secaucus, NJ, 1982

Tony Thomas
Marlon Brando und seine Filme
München, 1981
Books with an entry on Apocalypse Now
Larry Langman & David Ebner
Encyclopedia of American Spy Films
New York & London, 1990
Articles on Apocalypse Now
Peter Cowie, Saigon... Shit. I'm still only in Saigon, in: Empire, nr. 209 (November), 2006 pp. 152-157
Ian Freer, Apocalypse Then And Now, in: Empire, nr. 263 (May), 2011 pp. 108-117
Ian Freer, My Apocalypse, in: Empire, nr. 263 (May), 2011 pp. 113
Ian Freer, My Apocalypse, in: Empire, nr. 263 (May), 2011 pp. 115
Ian Freer, My Apocalypse, in: Empire, nr. 263 (May), 2011 pp. 116
David Hughes, My Apocalypse, in: Empire, nr. 263 (May), 2011 pp. 116
Jörg Gerle, Die ganze Wahrheit!, "Apocalypse Now" auf Blu-ray, in: Filmdienst, nr. 13 (23. Juni), 2011 pp. 22-23
Articles with substantial mentioning of Apocalypse Now
The 45 greatest rock 'n' roll moments in movie history, in: Empire, nr. 162, 2002 pp. 124-135
Reviews
Pat Anderson, Jeffrey Wells, Apocalypse Now: Two Views, in: Films in Review, vol. 30, 1979 pp. 495-496
Jörg Taszman, Endgültige Edition, in: epd Film, nr. 8, 2011 pp. 62 (DVD review)