HEARTS OF DARKNESS A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse Re-Released With New Features

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON DVD, REVEALING DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THEMAKING OF APOCALYPSE NOW ARRIVES IN A NEW DELUXE EDITION HEARTS OF DARKNESS:A FILMMAKER’S APOCALYPSEDebuting November 20, 2007, Emmy(R) Award-Winning and Critically-Acclaimed Film Includes an All-New Audio Commentary with Francis & Eleanor Coppola and the Debut of ‘CODA: Thirty Years Later’, a New Documentary About the Making of Coppola’s First Feature Film in Ten Years. Press ReleaseHOLLYWOOD, Calif. – In 1979, Francis Ford Coppola shook the film world with ‘Apocalypse Now’, a harrowing odyssey through the ravaged landscape of the Vietnam War. Now, nearly 30 years later, the journey resumes with ‘HEARTS OF DARKNESS A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse’, a riveting chronicle of the groundbreaking classic, arriving on DVD for the first time ever on November 20, 2007 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Through on-location footage filmed by Coppola’s wife Eleanor in the Philippines, and more recent interviews with the film’s cast and crew, ‘HEARTS OF DARKNESS’ is the fantastic history of a movie beset by physical and personal upheavals: the complete destruction of the film sets by hurricane; the heart attack of leading man Martin Sheen; the director’s own admission that he has no idea how the movie will end (after 238 days of shooting). ‘HEARTS OF DARKNESS’ won Emmy(R) Awards for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Informational Programming for both Directing and Picture Editingand was called “the best film of 1991″(Gene Siskel) and “the most engrossing, most revealing film about the making of a movie every produced” (Washington Post). Featuring the remembrances of Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper and screenwriter John Milius, along with intimate journal entries from Eleanor Coppola, ‘HEARTS OF DARKNESS’ is an unforgettable, unflinchingly honest account of a landmark film that was a miracle in the making.The ‘HEARTS OF DARKNESS A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse’ DVD includes an all-new audio commentary by Francis and Eleanor Coppola as well as the first release ever of ‘CODA: Thirty Years Later’, a brand new documentary about the making of Coppola’s first new feature film in 10 years. Eleanor Coppola once again goes behind the camera to document her husband’s work on ‘Youth Without Youth’ and reveals an older Francis as he approaches “guerilla filmmaking” in a youthful way, making a self-financed film outside of studio control. ‘HEARTS OF DARKNESS A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse’ will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 U.S./$26.99 Canada.DVD’HEARTS OF DARKNESS A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse’ is presented in full screen with Dolby Digital English 2.0 Surround and includes the following special features:- Commentary by Francis and Eleanor Coppola- ‘CODA: Thirty Years Later’- Eleanor Coppola introduces ‘CODA: Thirty Years Later’Street Date: November 20, 2007*Pricing: $24.99 U.S./$26.99 CanadaCatalog #: 131844Runtimes: 96 minutesU.S. Rating: R for languageCanadian Rating: 18A

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