Film Analysis: Apocalypse Now – Opening Scene

On this Zaption activity, we asked the students in our interdisciplinary “War, Literature, and Popular Culture” senior elective class to analyze a set of elements within the opening scene of Apocalypse Now—a beauty, visually and thematically, with its juxtaposition of layers: background and foreground, war and character’s psyche, beginning and end, sound and word, light and shadow, fire and darkness… Check:

https://www.zaption.com/lessons/569e9faa6a86a0fa0b2151d4

Feel free to complete the assignment and submit your answers… or just watch!

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