Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Producer: Francis Ford Coppola. Writers: John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola & Michael Herr (narration). Based on the novel Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. Starring: Martin Sheen (Captain Benjamin L. Willard), Marlon Brando (Colonel Walter E. Kurtz), Robert Duvall (Lt Colonel William “Bill” Kilgore), Frederic Forrest (Jay “Chef” Hicks), Albert Hall (Chief Quartermaster George Phillips), Sam Bottoms (Lance B. Johnson), Laurence Fishburne (Tyrone “Mr. Clean” Miller), Dennis Hopper (American photojournalist), G. D. Spradlin (Lt General Corman), Jerry Ziesmer (mysterious man addressed as ‘Jerry’), Harrison Ford (Colonel G. Lucas), Scott Glenn (Captain Richard M. Colby), Bill Graham (Agent / announcer and in charge of the Playmates’ show), Cynthia Wood (1974 Playmate of the Year), Linda (Beatty) Carpenter (Playmate “Miss August”), Colleen Camp (Playmate “Miss May”), R. Lee Ermey (Helicopter Pilot), Francis Ford Coppola (TV director filming beach combat), Vittorio Storaro (Cameraman). Music: Carmine Coppola & Francis Ford Coppola. Cinematography: Vittorio Storaro. Editors: Richard Marks, Walter Murch, Gerald B. Greenberg & Lisa Fruchtman. Studio: Zoetrope Studios. Distributors: United Artists. 153 mins. 1979.