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apocalypse [ə pókə lips]
1. total destruction: the destruction or devastation of something, or an instance of this
2. revelation of future: a revelation made concerning the future
[13th century. Via late Latin < Greek apokalupsis 'revelation' < apokaluptein 'uncover' < kaluptein 'to cover']
Apocalypse Now, a film (1979) by US director Francis Ford Coppola.
This surreal, hallucinatory account of the Vietnam War is based loosely on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness.
It follows a US captain on his mission to assassinate a rebel officer,
played by Marlon Brando, conducting his own independent war in the heart of the jungle.
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