Who did the score for Apocalypse Now?

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Carmine and Francis together scored Apocalypse Now (1979), for which they won a Golden Globe Award for best original score. He also composed a three-and-a-half-hour score for Francis' 1981 reconstruction of Abel Gance's 1927 epic Napoléon.

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Also question is, who scored Apocalypse Now?

Listen to the Original Score for Francis Ford Coppola's 'Apocalypse Now' Share: If you're a film soundtrack nerd, you probably love composer David Shire, who created the scores for greats like The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, The Conversation, and parts of Saturday Night Fever.

Beside above, what songs were in Apocalypse Now? Apocalypse Now

Furthermore, why was Keitel fired from Apocalypse Now?

Al Pacino, James Caan, and Jack Nicholson all turned down successive offers from Coppola until he gave the role to Harvey Keitel. Coppola then fired Keitel six weeks into production because he thought the actor's performance wasn't as introspective as he needed for the character.

How old was Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now?

But there's one fact that overshadows all the rest: during the grueling film shoot for Apocalypse Now, his father Martin, just 36 years old, suffered a near fatal heart attack on set in the Philippines.

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Did they kill a water buffalo in Apocalypse Now?

Why a real water buffalo was killed in the film
After his wife, Eleanor, a documentary filmmaker, captured the locals' first water buffalo sacrifice, he decided to film the second, equally bloody and brutal slaughter for the final scenes of "Apocalypse Now."

Why does Kurtz kill chef?

This soon changed when Kurtz allowed photographs of his atrocities to be released to the world. Kurtz also murdered Jay "Chef" Hicks by severing his head. Before Willard killed him, Kurtz asked Willard to find Kurtz's wife and son, and explain truthfully to them what he had done in the war.

What happened to Lance in Apocalypse Now?

In the original John Milius script, Lance dies at Kurtz's compound during a furious battle. During a break back in the U.S., the actor recalls, “Francis said, 'I've got some changes--you're going to take acid at Do Lung Bridge and you're not going to die.

Is Apocalypse Now true?

Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic war film about the Vietnam War, directed, produced and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. The screenplay, co-written by Coppola and John Milius and narration written by Michael Herr, was loosely based on the 1899 novella Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad.

Who wrote Apocalypse Now?


Francis Ford Coppola
John Milius
Michael Herr

How long is Apocalypse Now Final Cut?

2h 33m

Where is Lung Bridge?

Long Biên Bridge (Vietnamese: C?u Long Biên) is a historic cantilever bridge across the Red River that connects two districts, Hoan Kiem and Long Bien of the city of Hanoi, Vietnam.

Which actor in Apocalypse Now had a heart attack on set?

Martin Sheen suffered a heart attack. Coppola convinced himself he was to blame and one evening had an epileptic seizure. "We had access to too much money and little by little we went insane," he later confessed.

How much was Martin Sheen paid for Apocalypse Now?


And the screenplay was based on Joseph Conrad's novella “Heart of Darkness.” And that Martin Sheen suffered a heart attack during filming, but got well enough to finish his work on set. And that Marlon Brando was paid $3.5 million for 15 total minutes of screen time.

What is the redux version of Apocalypse Now?

Apocalypse Now Redux is a 2001 extended version of Francis Ford Coppola's epic war film Apocalypse Now, which was originally released in 1979. Coppola, along with editor/longtime collaborator Walter Murch, added 49 minutes of material that had been removed from the original film.

What was the budget for Apocalypse Now?

31.5 million USD (1979)

What is the movie Apocalypse Now about?

In Vietnam in 1970, Captain Willard (Martin Sheen) takes a perilous and increasingly hallucinatory journey upriver to find and terminate Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando), a once-promising officer who has reportedly gone completely mad. In the company of a Navy patrol boat filled with street-smart kids, a surfing-obsessed Air Cavalry officer (Robert Duvall), and a crazed freelance photographer (Dennis Hopper), Willard travels further and further into the heart of darkness.

Are you an assassin Willard?


Colonel Kurtz: Are you an assassin? Capt. Benjamin Willard: I'm a soldier. Colonel Kurtz: You have to have men who are moral and at the same time who are able to utilize their primordial instincts to kill without feeling

How long did Apocalypse Now take to film?

2h 33m

What are they smoking in Apocalypse Now?

In one of the scenes that have been added to Francis Ford Coppola's ''Apocalypse Now,'' Captain Willard (Martin Sheen) smokes opium with a French widow (Aurore Clément) who lives in the crumbling imperial grandeur of her family's remote jungle rubber plantation.