APOCALYPSE NOW
1979, American Zoetrope, 153 min, USA, Dir: Francis Ford Coppola

Reluctant assassin Martin Sheen leads a motley crew of soldiers upriver to find unhinged and off-the-map colonel Marlon Brando in director Francis Ford Coppola's wildly surreal Vietnam epic. Adapted from Joseph Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness, and co-starring - among many others - Robert Duvall and Dennis Hopper (in one of his greatest supporting performances).


LA FOLIE ALMAYER
ALMAYER'S FOLLY
2011, Shellac Distribution, 127 min, Belgium, France, Dir: Chantal Akerman

Freely adapted from Joseph Conrad's first novel, Chantal Akerman's hypnotic drama follows a European trader's faded dreams of finding fortune in Malaysia, and his broken relationship with his half-Malay daughter. Gorgeously shot in the dense, lush jungle, the film showcases Akerman's aesthetic tendencies for long takes and docudrama-style spontaneity. Official selection of the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. In French, English and Central Khmer with English subtitles.


APOCALYPSE NOW REDUX
1979, American Zoetrope, 202 min, USA, Dir: Francis Ford Coppola

Reluctant assassin Martin Sheen leads a motley crew of soldiers upriver to find unhinged and off-the-map colonel Marlon Brando in director Francis Ford Coppola's wildly surreal Vietnam epic. The film's arresting score incorporates both original music by Coppola and his father, composer Carmine Coppola, and Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung." Adapted from Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness,' and co-starring - among many others - Robert Duvall and Dennis Hopper (in one of his greatest supporting performances).


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