• Director

    Francis Ford Coppola

  • With

    Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Frederic Forrest, Laurence Fishburne, Robert Duvall

  • USA 1979. 182min

  • Digital 4K

  • Certificate

    15

Transposing Conrad’s Heart of Darkness to the Vietnam War, Coppola’s proudly epic odyssey follows Sheen’s US army captain and his motley crew upriver to Cambodia, where Brando’s renegade colonel is waging his own private war; their mission, assassination ‘with extreme prejudice’. It’s a spectacular movie, that seems at once appalled and exhilarated by the madness and destruction it depicts. Its extravagant set-pieces have become iconic.

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