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by Gilbert Adair

Download Hollywood's Vietnam: From "The Green Berets" to "Apocalypse Now" eBook
ISBN:
0906071860
Author:
Gilbert Adair
Category:
Asia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Proteus Books, Ltd. (August 4, 1981)
Pages:
194 pages
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Firstly, Adair wrote this book before Hollywood had finally worked out how to make Vietnam War films that were both .

Firstly, Adair wrote this book before Hollywood had finally worked out how to make Vietnam War films that were both polemical and popular (whereas they had almost been only one or the other beforehand). B' films like 'The Born Losers' or 'The Hard Ride'). For example, Adair does a decent job of dismantling 'The Green Berets', though it has to be said almost none of this is based on the utterly ridiculous depiction of combat as shown in the film, versus the reality of the war.

This study of movies about the Vietnam War covers nearly seventy feature films

This study of movies about the Vietnam War covers nearly seventy feature films. The author traces the shift in attitude towards the war from the early days of patriotism and bravura to the later acceptance of the stark reality and horror which surrounds such human conflict. Scarce in the UK. We do not use stock photos, the picture displayed is of the actual book for sale. Every one of our books is in stock in the UK ready for immediate delivery.

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Apocalypse Now is a 1979 epic war film that follows Captain Willard on a dangerous mission to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a god of a band of brutal guerrillas in the jungles of Cambodia. It is a very loose adaptation. It is a very loose adaptation of the 1899 novella Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Written by Francis Ford Coppola and John Milius.

Adair: after his film books, he began his career in fiction by writing two children’s novels which drew heavily on. .In 1979 he returned to England to launch himself as a writer.

Adair: after his film books, he began his career in fiction by writing two children’s novels which drew heavily on the classics of Lewis Carroll and . BarrieJustin Griffiths-Williams. In one way, Gilbert Adair was an old-fashioned intellectual-artist: a Francophile novelist, translator, critic and screenwriter.