Apocalypse Now gets anamorphic 2.35:1 Blu Ray release


Above: Anamorphic frame of Apocalypse Now in 2.35:1 HD on Blu Ray

Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now is to be released on Blu Ray in the original anamorphic format with which it was shot.

Shot with anamorphic lenses and transferred to 70mm for the theatrical release then came the heart breaking decision to severely crop the film for the standard 4:3 TV and video cassettes of the time, loosing 40% of the original careful framing and 40% of how the film was intended to look.

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