Lionsgate is proud to announce the upcoming Blu-ray Disc release of the Apocalypse Now 2-Film Set and the Apocalypse Now Full Disclosure Edition arriving on October 19th from Lionsgate.
Apocalypse Now 2-Film Set and Apocalypse Now Full Disclosure Edition Blu-ray Disc
Often hailed as “one of the greatest of all films” (Chicago Sun-Times), the timeless cinematic masterpiece from Francis Ford Coppola Apocalypse Now arrives in stunning high definition for the first time when it premieres on Blu-ray Disc, Digital Download and On Demand this fall from Lionsgate. Directed and co-penned by the Academy Award® winner, the iconic film about the hell of war that has captivated audiences for decades features an all-star critically acclaimed cast that includes Marlon Brando (The Godfather), Martin Sheen (TV’s “The West Wing”), (Crazy Heart), Dennis Hopper (Easy Rider), Harrison Ford (The Indiana Jones series) and Laurence Fishburne (TheMatrix Trilogy). This highly anticipated Blu-ray Disc premieres in 1080P High Definition Widescreen 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). Nominated for eight Academy Awards® (1979) including Best Picture,Apocalypse Now is also a highlight on the AFI’s list of 100 Years…100 Movies.
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 – packaged with the original film for the first time – 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.
In the Vietnam War epic, Martin Sheen stars as Army Captain Willard, a troubled man sent on a dangerous top-secret mission into Cambodia to assassinate a rogue Green Beret, Col. Kurtz (Brando), who has barricaded himself in a remote outpost. As Willard ventures deeper and deeper into the wilderness of the jungle, he embarks on a strange journey that leads him to Kurtz – but also forces him to come face to face with the terrifying vision of the heart of darkness in us all.
Pricing: 2-Film Set Blu-ray Disc (2 discs) $39.99