Hearts of Darkness

Hearts of Darkness

A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

DVD - 2007
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An in-depth and engrossing look into the making of Francis Ford Coppola's epic Apocalypse Now, as filmed by his wife Eleanor.
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition: Deluxe ed.
ISBN: 9781415737545
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Filmmaker's apocalypse


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Jul 14, 2017

The making of a film has never been documented with more penetration and truth than in Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse.

Jun 20, 2017

Directed by Eleanor Coppola, wife of Francis Ford Coppola, in 1991, this is a 96-minute documentary that chronicles the production problems including bad weather, actors' health and other issues that delayed the film.
It also shows the increasing costs and an interesting episode, in which the filmmaking nearly destroyed the life and career of Francis Ford Coppola.
Using behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the original cast, Eleanor Coppola narrates with her existing materials.

Aug 10, 2015

Good doc on this movie. Interesting facts.


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