Orson Welles turned down the role of Kurtz because he was familiar with Heart of Darkness . . .. . . and didn't believe it was possible for Kurtz to be played by a fat man.
Kilgore killed himself after the warWar does things to people. Most come back shell-shocked. But I sincerely (and sadly) believe that Kilgore is attached to war to a very unhealthy extent. He sounded sad that it would end some day. And when that day came I don't think he'll be able to handle it.
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