‘Apocalypse Now: Final Cut’: Coppola’s Surreal Vietnam Epic Returns

‘Apocalypse Now: Final Cut’: Coppola’s Surreal Vietnam Epic Returns
About a mile out, the man says, they’ll put on the music. The kid looks confused: music? Just a classical piece — the boys love it. “Put on ‘Psywar Op,’ ” he barks into his headset. “Make it loud.”

The reel-to-reel starts up. Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries,” from the German composer’s Ring of the Nibelung opera, begins playing over loudspeakers. The soldiers look around, confused and bemused. The camera keeps shooting a group of helicopters, already in attack formation, from below — you’d think they were prehistoric birds of prey.
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