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Ebert & Coppola, Live from Cannes

An interview with film director Francis Ford Coppola, recorded at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Film critic Roger Ebert talks with Coppola about the re-edited version of his 1979 epic Apocalypse Now. The new cut includes an additional 49 minutes of material. It is currently showing in New York and L.A., and opens in other cities over the next couple of weeks.


Actor Laurence Fishburne

Actor Laurence Fishburne was 15 when he played a young G.I. in Apocalpyse Now. He was also Cowboy Curtis on Pee-wee's Playhouse. His films include Boyz N the Hood, Deep Cover, Searching for Bobby Fisher, What Love Got to Do With It, and The Matrix.


Film editor and sound designer Walter Murch

Film editor and sound designer Walter Murch won an Academy Award for sound design for Apocalypse Now. Some of the films he's edited and/or mixed are The Conversation, American Graffiti, Apocalypse Now, The Godfather II, and III and Crumb. He wrote a book about his work, In the Blink of An Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing.


Eleanor Coppola

Eleanor Coppola is the wife of Francis Ford Coppola. She filmed a behind-the scenes documentary about the making of Apocalypse Now. It called Hearts of Darkness.


Actor Martin Sheen

Actor Martin Sheen. During the filming of Apocalypse Now he suffered a heart attack even though he was only in his 30s. Sheen now stars as President Bartlett in the NBC TV drama West Wing.


Eleanor Coppola's Documentary about the Making of "Apocalypse Now."

Eleanor Coppola filmed a documentary called "Hearts of Darkeness." It's a behind-the-scenes view of the making of "Apocalypse Now." Coppola is the wife of director Frances Ford Coppola. (REBROADCAST. Originally aired 1/24/92) "Apocalypse Now," has just come out on video; "Hearts of Darkness," will be released on home video next week.

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