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Title:
Karl French on Apocalypse now
Author:
French, Karl.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Bloomsbury, 1999.

©1998
Physical Description:
251 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781582340142
Format :
Book

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Material Type
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Status
Central Library PN1997.A653 F74 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

The Bloomsbury Movie Guides feature scores of entries on all aspects of the making and meaning of movies and include historic, cinematic, and literary references; profiles of the actors and directors; and interviews.

Apocalypse Now , directed by Francis Ford Coppola, received eight Academy Award nominations in 1980. In this book, film critic Karl French provides a critical analysis of a movie that has established itself as one of the greatest films of all time. He provides the reader with insightful behind-the-scenes stories about daily workings on the set. He examines the importance of every character and their contributions to the movie. Also included in this edition are interviews with William Hokanson, a Vietnam veteran, Stephen Bach, a United Artists executive, Richard Marks, Walter Murch, and John Milius.


Author Notes

Karl French is the co-author of Cult Movies and the editor if The Oficial Spinal Tap Companion.


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