Farewell To The King (DVD)
With echoes of his script for Apocalypse Now, director John Milius takes a similar journey into the heart of darkness with the epic Farewell to the King.
Nigel Havers; Nick Nolte; Frank McRae; Gerry Lopez; Marilyn Tokuda
"APOCALYPSE NOW REVISITED" Time Out
Renegade American soldier Learoyd escapes the Second World War by venturing deep into the jungle of Borneo where he is found staggering and half-deranged by the indigenous tribe who adopt the stranger and make him king. When British commandos discover Learoyd they try to enlist his help to fight the Japanese. He is at first reluctant but with his people attacked he vows to wreak revenge.