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Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979) was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.
It was briefly considered to replace the voice of Eleanor Coppola with that of a professional actress, but that was rejected.
Francis Ford Coppola:
To me, the great hope is that now these little 8mm video recorders and stuff have come out, and some... just people who normally wouldn't make movies are going to be making them. And you know, suddenly, one day some little fat girl in Ohio is going ...
In the end credits for musical listings under the Doors song The End, Elektra (Records) is misspelled (as "Electra.")
The DVD is missing a mention of Harvey Keitel as Willard and a scene of Coppola singing Anything Goes is watered down as well.