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Apocalypse Now's 'surfing legacy'

It is nearly 35 years since Francis Ford Coppola's transposed Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness to the madness and mayhem of the Vietnam War and called it Apocalypse Now.

It was actually filmed in in the northern Philippines.

That when the filming stopped, another story started, a story that has more to do with waves than war.

The BBC's Kate McGeown explains how surfing has transformed the culture and industry in the Philippines.

Broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Monday 15 April 2013.

  • 15 Apr 2013