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Apocalypse Now

War epic. In 1970, Captain Willard is given a secret mission by the top brass to travel into Cambodia to 'terminate' a decorated American colonel who has gone rogue and is presumed insane.

In 1970, Captain Willard on R&R in Saigon is given a secret mission by the top brass to travel the perilous river route through war-torn South Vietnam into neighbouring Cambodia to 'terminate' a decorated American colonel who has gone rogue and is presumed insane.

Regularly voted one of the greatest films ever made, Apocalypse Now is based on Joseph Conrad's literary classic The Heart of Darkness.

2 hours, 50 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 Feb 2021 23:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:04

    The Doors

    The End (From Apocalypse Now)

Credits

Role Contributor
Colonel Kurtz Marlon Brando
Photo Journalist Dennis Hopper
Lt Colonel Kilgore Robert Duvall
Director Francis Ford Coppola
Captain Willard Martin Sheen
Producer Francis Ford Coppola
Writer John Milius
General GD Spradlin
Lance Sam Bottoms
Clean Laurence Fishburne
Chef Frederic Forrest
Chief Albert Hall
Colonel Harrison Ford

Broadcasts

  • Sat 1 Aug 2020 21:30
  • Sat 1 Aug 2020 22:00
  • Sat 27 Feb 2021 23:00

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