Director Francis Ford Coppola recently provided insight into his groundbreaking masterpiece Apocalypse Now in front of a packed house of UCLA and USC Film School students and alums, at the Director’s Guild of America in Hollywood. The exclusive Q&A was preceded by a presentation of the bonus features exclusive to the dual-disc DVD Apocalypse Now—The Complete Dossier, available now from Paramount Home Entertainment.
Taking audiences behind the scenes of the groundbreaking classic, this ultimate collector’s edition, which includes both Apocalypse Now (1979) and Apocalypse Now Redux (2001), explores Coppola’s epic mission to capture the horrors of the Vietnam War through the unflinching and controversial story that has had an indelible impact on the cinematic landscape.
Available for $19.99, the two-disc set features an arsenal of bonus material never before available on any Apocalypse Now release, including commentary by Coppola, a “Watch Apocalypse Now With Francis Ford Coppola” feature, a discussion of the “lost” scenes in APOCALYPSE NOW REDUX by Coppola and cast members, a 2001 reunion of the actors from the “Streetgang” patrol boat, an in-depth look at the editing, music, sound and color restoration of the film, Coppola’s reflections on the public’s reaction to the film in 1979 and today and much more.
The DVD is presented in widescreen with Dolby Digital English 5.1 surround.
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