Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

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In the late 1970s, as renegade filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola struggles to complete an epic allegory of the Vietnam War, "Apocalypse Now," his wife, Eleanor, films his daily travails with a camera of her own. The documentary based on her footage details the difficulties of the large production -- from weather-related delays in the Philippines to star Martin Sheen's heart attack while filming -- and it provides unprecedented behind-the-scenes clips of one of Hollywood's most-acclaimed films.

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Rated: R
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Director: George Hickenlooper, Fax Bahr
Screenwriter: George Hickenlooper, Fax Bahr
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