Often the most meaningful and revealing statement in a text tends to be its final statement, either concluding the entire story or simply closing the narrative. The same can be said of a film’s final image, which can leave the audience suspicious of the film’s ending, questioning whether the story has come to a complete conclusion or if the narrative has paused for a while, leaving room for a sequel. I plan to
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unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth.” This is presented in the final shot of the film with the superimposition of a statue, which is representative of Willard and the jungle within him, forever quiet and slumbering since his journey into madness has now concluded. Since the film and text ends with an image of quiet slumbers for sleepers, it can be concluded that both of these narratives have come to an end.