If you think what we do is worthwhile, please donate or become a member advertisement Apocalypse Now Redux R - 7. Director Francis Ford Coppola's take on the Vietnam war was loosely based on Joseph Conrad's novel "The Heart of Darkness," and is notorious for its production problems. For some critics it is the definitive film on the Vietnam experience, the only film to capture its insanity and surrealism, and perhaps the director's magnum opus. For others it is pretentious and ponderous, especially after the addition of 53 minutes of additional footage. A woman removes her robe behind a sheer curtain as a man looks at her; we see her bare breasts and abdomen to just below the hips, and the man caresses her breast briefly.
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Not only does Coppola add sexual immorality and nudity to his violent, foul-mouthed movie, he also fails to resolve the problems he sets up in the story. Ultimately, of course, without God, Jesus Christ and a full, active, truthful knowledge of the Word of God, the Bible, total victory will remain elusive, not only in the cinema but also in the next world. Other critics, however, have been less impressed. This summer, Coppola has released a new version of the movie, with extensively new, never seen before, scenes that, frankly, are a mixed blessing. A general orders Willard down a river into Cambodia to assassinate a rogue colonel, played by Marlon Brando, who has decided that the only way to win the war is to slaughter and torture as many Communist soldiers, and civilian sympathizers, as possible.
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But in the original version of the film, the sex Coppola promised never materializes. Only the Playmates scene survived post-production, making it the most seductive one in this version, yet it still falls short of the sex Coppola promised, instead offering little more than a fantasy to the soldiers themselves as well as to the film viewers. Right from the start, the Playmates scene foreshadows the unattainability of sex. Willard and his crew pass by three gigantic lipstick-shaped lights with bright orange tips.
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