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Apocalypse Now - The Complete Dossier (R1) in August - Extras in detail

Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Apocalypse Now - The Complete Dossier for 15th August 2006 priced at $19.99 SRP. Nominated for 8 Academy Awards, this classic and compelling Vietnam War epic stars Martin Sheen as Captain Willard, who is sent on a dangerous and mesmerizing odyssey into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade American Colonel named Kurtz (Marlon Brando), who has succumbed to the horrors of war and barricaded himself in a remote outpost. Also stars Robert Duvall, Laurence Fishburne, Dennis Hopper and Harrison Ford.

This two-disc Special Collector’s Edition includes both the 1979 and 2001 editions of the film plus over 2 hours of bonus materials. A full set of specs follow, but for detailed descriptions of the extras please use these links to pop-up scans from the digipak inlay: Disc 1 & Disc 2.

Technical Specs

  • Anamorphic Widescreen Presentations
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English & Spanish subtitles

Disc One: Apocalypse Now (1979)
  • Watch the films with Francis Coppola - Introduction to both the 1979 and 2001 editions by director Francis Coppola
  • Audio Commentary with Francis Coppola
  • Marlon Brando's complete reading of T.S. Eliot's poem "The Hollow Men" (17mins)
  • Lost "Monkey Sampan" Scene (3mins)
  • Additional Scenes – 12 never-before-seen sequences (26mins)
  • A/V Club Featurettes – Extras for young filmmakers, techies and fans offering a detailed look at the film’s achievements in sound and image:
    • The Birth of 5.1 Sound (5mins)
    • Ghost Helicopter Flyover (4mins)
    • The Synthesiser Soundtrack (Article)
    • Technical FAQ

Disc Two: Apocalypse Now Redux (2001)
  • Audio Commentary with Francis Coppola
  • Redux Marker – An icon appears on-screen during footage added to make the 2001 Redux version of the film
  • The Post Production of Apocalypse Now – 4 Featurettes covering the editing, music and sound of the film through Coppola and his team.
    • A Million Feet of Film: The Editing of Apocalypse Now (18mins)
    • The Music of Apocalypse Now (15mins)
    • Heard Any Good Movies Lately? The Sound Design of Apocalypse Now (15mins)
    • The Final Mix (3mins)
  • Apocalypse Then and Now retrospective (4mins)
  • "PBR Streetgang" Cast Members' Reunion (4mins)
  • The Color Pallet of Apocalypse Now – Cinematography Featurette (4mins)

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