Night Owl

Apocalypse Now Redux

Viewed: 06 March 2003
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Listed in: Movies, Other

A friend gave me a copy she got while on vacation. I finely watched it last night. Very long, The only extended scene I appreciated was when they steal the surf board. The playboy bunnies seemed a bit out there, the French plantation belonged in another movie. Seeing everything does however explain a lot of details from the non-redux version. This viewing made me wonder how much of the Vietnam presented in the film was true. Were the upper parts of the river a hell? Its amazing that such a great film came out of something so seemingly ad-hoc.

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