"Your mission is to proceed up the Nung river in a Navy patrol
aboat. Pick up Colonel Kurtz's path at Nu Mung Ba, follow it,
learn what you can along the way. When you find the Colonel,
infiltrate his team by whatever means available and...
aaterminate the Colonel's command."

aaaThere were those six that I know about for sure.
aaaClose enough to blow their last breath in my face.

It was the AirCav, First of the Ninth, our escort to the mouth of the Nung river. But they were supposed
to be waiting for us another 30 kilometers ahead.
Well, Air Mobile. Those boys just couldn't stay put.

"Mike, do you know anything about that point at Vin Drin Dop?"

"That's a fantastic peak! About six foot. That's an outstanding peak! It got both the long right with left slide. The bowl section
is unbelievable. It's just Tube City..."


A brief profile of the filmmaker and his most significant works.

If Coppola knew what he would endure in the production of Apocalypse Now, maybe he wouldn’t have made the film. Principal photography was schedule to last 16 weeks.

Three years later, he was still working on the film.

In 2001, Coppola released a new version of the film, including
49 minutes of never before seen footage.

Poster arts, photos and facts about the production.