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Apocalypse Now

Summary: Francis Coppola's movie, Apocalypse Now, is based loosely upon Conrad's book, Heart of Darkness. They both represent the weak human nature that can get easily dominated by the horror around us and as a result we become immoral, sinful and unrestrained.
Francis Coppola's movie, Apocalypse Now, is based loosely upon Conrad's book, Heart of Darkness. They both represent the weak human nature that can get easily dominated by the horror around us and as a result we become immoral, sinful and unrestrained.

One of the many similarities between Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now is the path in terms of the heroic journey. Marlow and Captain Willard go into to this journey that leads to the adventure of their lives. Both of them become shocked by the Kurtz's physical appearance and try to understand what happened to such a great man. They cannot handle all the cruelty around them and in a way become just like Kurtz. For example in the book Marlow says that, "I was getting savage", while in the movie Willard kills Kurtz in cold blood.

Another similarity is that the river on which both, Marlow...

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