"Apocalypse Now" as an Historical Document Film Review by The Research Group

"Apocalypse Now" as an Historical Document
This paper considers the historical setting of "Apocalypse Now".
# 74071 | 1,130 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , English (General)

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In this article, the writer examines the historical setting of Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now". The writer discusses how the film is both a reflection of the times and a response to the times. The writer looks at the plot of movie. In addition, the writer discusses the anti-war theme of the movie.

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"Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" was based ostensibly on Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness". Written in two different centuries and with a different point of view-Conrad was writing about the consequences of globalization in commerce, while Coppola used the Vietnam War as a backdrop. Both the book and the film can also be viewed as the personal journey taken by the central character, Willard. In a larger sense however, "Apocalypse Now" represents a departure of the way that Americans ... "

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