About the film
Release Date: Jul 25, 2019
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Actors: Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin SheenForty years after its original 1979 release, filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola’s celebrated masterpiece of the Vietnam War era has been restored, remastered and re-released as Apocalypse Now Final Cut.
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola’s visionary Vietnam War epic with the newly restored Apocalypse Now Final Cut.
The theatrical screenings will include a video introduction by Francis Ford Coppola, and selected screenings will also feature a Q&A between Coppola and Steven Soderbergh, filmed at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.
Restored from the original negative for the first time ever, Apocalypse Now Final Cut is Coppola’s most realized version of the film, which was nominated for eight Academy Awards®, won three Golden Globes® (Best Original Score, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, 1980), and is one of AFI’s top 100 films. Starring Academy Award® winner Marlon Brando (1972, Best Actor, The Godfather), Academy Award® winner Robert Duvall (1983, Best Actor, Tender Mercies), Golden Globe® winner Martin Sheen (2001, Best Actor – TV Series, The West Wing), Academy Award® nominee Dennis Hopper (1986, Best Supporting Actor, Hoosiers), Academy Award® nominee Laurence Fishburne (1993, Best Actor, What’s Love Got to Do with It), and Academy Award® nominee Harrison Ford (1985, Best Actor, Witness), experience Coppola’s spectacular cinematic masterpiece the way it was intended.
Coppola believes that Apocalypse Now Final Cut “looks better than it has ever looked, and sounds better than it has ever sounded,” and is “thrilled beyond measure to present the best version of the film to the world.”
“A must-see theatrical experience…a refreshed Apocalypse Now is a life-altering voyage” – Hollywood Reporter
“This new interpretation of the beloved classic absolutely deserves to be seen in theatres.” – Film Threat
The TFF Q&A with Francis Ford Coppola will be played at the following sessions:
Thursday 25/7 6.15pm
Friday 26/7 8pm
Sunday 28/7 8pm
Monday 29/7 8pm
Tuesday 30/7 8pm
Wednesday 31/7 8.30pm