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Apocalypse Now Redux

Release Date: August 3rd, 2001

R|3 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
Secret ops assassin Captain Willard (Martin Sheen) is sent on a mission up a river during the Vietnam War to "terminate with extreme prejudice" the errant Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando). In addition to being re-edited with the new footage, the film has been completely restored, converted to digital, and reprinted by dye-transfer, improving color reproduction.

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Genres: War, Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • This is the untamed Apocalypse that Coppola envisioned in 1979 before money and mental pressures made him fear he had created something too long, too weird and too morally demanding for the masses. show more

  • Whatever thematic clarity the added footage may confer is prosaic or didactic and intrusive; this stuff hit the cutting-room floor the first time around for good reason. show more

  • It's an occasion for welcoming a restoration that transforms a flawed movie, one that was touched by greatness, into a masterpiece. show more

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