American documentary filmmaker and writer Eleanor Coppola.

Eleanor Coppola

Her husband Francis Ford Coppola’s film Apocalypse Now necessitated 283 days of shooting on location in the Philippines, during which Martin Sheen suffered a heart attack; the film was not completed until 1979, ten years after the project began. Eleanor Coppola published a book on the making of the film, Notes on the Making of Apocalypse Now, in 1979 and used her behind-the-scenes footage from the shoot to make the documentary Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse, released in 1990.

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