Unformatted text preview: needed. With out the narrative structure in Apocalypse Now, everyone would be lost. I mean in the first scene with Willard drunk and smashing stuff, imagine no narrative structure there. The production values of this particular movie Apocalypse Now, are great, all the lighting sources are outdoors, mostly natural. To show real good detail, Apocalypse Now uses extreme close-up in a lot of the movie. Extreme close-up is used over and over again in almost all the scenes on the boat in Apocalypse Now. An Aerial-view shot was also used in Apocalypse Now, during the scene where Kurtz takes over the beach for surfing. The shift from Late Victorian to 1960s Vietnam was done greatly I thought. The slick use of narrative structure, the lighting, the meaningful words used, the Playboy Bunny scene, everything....
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- Spring '08
- Vietnam War, English-language films, Apocalypse Now, Apocalypse, Nathan D. Glynn