Walter Murch, whose accomplishments have earned him respect and praise as “the film editor’s editor” and “a sound and image guru,” is our guest for Afterimage, sharing his wisdom on editing and sound design in three in-depth conversations.Read full description
Apocalypse Now: Final Cut
This fascinating investigation into the 1953 Anglo-American coup d’état in Iran that displaced democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh and installed the despotic Mohammad Reza Pahlavi as shah is “passionate and fearless” (Hollywood Reporter).
Walter Murch and Mark Danner in Conversation
This version of Apocalypse Now, prepared for the fortieth anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola’s Vietnam War saga, “is, in terms of storytelling and scope, a completely different trip up the river, through your acid-fried skull, and into the heart of darkness” (Rolling Stone).
Walter Murch and Pat Jackson in Conversation
35mm IBTech Print
Gene Hackman plays a crack wiretapper in over his head in Francis Ford Coppola’s Cannes Grand Prize–winning formalist exercise in paranoia, set in 1970s San Francisco, where—much like today—privacy is elusive and technology can work both for and against you.
Walter Murch and Fyodor Urnov in Conversation