Apocalypse Now (US BD) in October

Lionsgate Home Entertainment have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of Apocalypse Now on 19th October 2010. Directed and co-penned by Francis Ford Coppola , the iconic film about the hell of war stars Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Dennis Hopper, Robert Duvall, Harrison Ford and Laurence Fishburne.

The film is available on Blu-ray in two deluxe-edition releases: a 3-Disc Full Disclosure Edition and a 2-Film Set. Also for the first time, these movies will be presented for home entertainment audiences in their original theatrical aspect ratios (2.35:1) (previous DVD releases were 2.00:1).

Both Blu-ray versions contain Apocalypse Now – The 1979 Cut and Apocalypse Now Redux with more than nine hours of bonus material including new interviews with on-screen and behind-the-scenes talent. The 3-Disc Full Disclosure Edition will include the acclaimed making-of feature documentary Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse as well as even more brand new bonus features. In addition, this version features a 48-page collectible booklet with a special note from Francis Ford Coppola, never-before-seen archives from the set, behind the scenes photos and more! The Full Disclosure Edition will be packaged in a keepsake case featuring archival poster images designed by Japanese artist Eiko Ishioka.

The Apocalypse Now 3-Disc Full Disclosure Edition will be available for $59.99 SRP and the Apocalypse Now 2-Film Set will retail for $39.99 SRP.

Features include:

  • Apocalypse Now – The 1979 Cut and Apocalypse Now Redux - presented in 1080P High Definition Widescreen, in their original 2.35:1 theatrical aspect ratios and new English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • English, English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
  • NEW “A Conversation with Martin Sheen” interview by Francis Ford Coppola
  • NEW “An Interview with John Milius” interview by Francis Ford Coppola
  • NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN Complete Francis Ford Coppola interview with Roger Ebert at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival
  • Monkey Sampan “lost scene”
  • Additional Scenes
  • “Destruction of the Kurtz Compound” end credits with audio commentary by Francis Ford Coppola
  • “The Hollow Men,” video of Marlon Brando reading T.S. Eliot’s poem
  • “The Birth of 5.1 Sound” featurette
  • “Ghost Helicopter Flyover” sound effects demonstration
  • “A Million Feet of Film: The Editing of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  • “The Music of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  • “The Synthesizer Soundtrack” article by music synthesizer inventor Bob Moog
  • “Heard Any Good Movies Lately? The Sound Design of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  • “The Final Mix” featurette
  • “Apocalypse Then and Now” featurette
  • “The Color Palette of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  • “PBR Streetgang” featurette
  • “The Color Palette of Apocalypse Now” featurette

The following content is exclusive to the 3-Disc Full Disclosure Edition:
  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse, including optional audio commentary with Eleanor and Francis Ford Coppola – first time in 1080P High Definition
  • 48-page collectible printed booklet with special note from Francis Ford Coppola, never-before-seen archives from the set, behind the scenes photos and more!
  • John Milius Script Excerpt with Francis Ford Coppola Notes
  • Storyboard Gallery
  • Photo Gallery, including images from photographer Mary Ellen Mark
  • Marketing Archive


Last updated: 14/06/2018 21:48:41

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