from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Coppola, Francis Ford Born 1939. American filmmaker who won an Academy Award for his direction of The Godfather, Part II (1974).

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  • n. United States filmmaker (born in 1939)


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  • Sofia Coppola is a good example, she has given us The Virgin Suicides and Lost in Translation, I am not so sure about Marie Antoinette though.

    Filmstalker: Eastwoods daughter turns director

  • Now, if you subscribe to the auterist idea that a director might be well matched for a job with thematic and stylistic similarities to their prior successes, then surely Sofia Coppola is just what the doctor ordered.

    Sofia Coppola, Gus Van Sant and Bill Condon All Offered Twilight: Breaking Dawn | /Film

  • Also in the Guardian, Francesca Martin: "Sofia Coppola is planning to compile a CD of her favorite music tracks."

    GreenCine Daily: Up-n-coming, 1/20.

  • Coppola is seen discussing the meaning of consciousness with himself, or more precisely, two versions of himself.

    GreenCine Daily: Coppola in Miami.

  • Well ... when one of the primary advertisers in Coppola's fiction magazine ZOETROPE ALL-STORY is Sofia C's canned wine, one gathers this is all the rage among the kids.

    Solid Gold

  • Francis Ford Coppola is actually doing something, it's called "Youth Without Youth".

    Filmstalker: Marie Antionette booed at Cannes

  • Berkley Books has just reissued the forty-five-year-old novel; Francis Ford Coppola is reworking the story as a stage musical — and Kathy Kohner Zuckerman, now sixty-one, has started surfing again.

    A Generation of Gidgets

  • This first film by Roman Coppola is the worst that I have seen this year.

    C Q

  • The approach arguably reached its zenith in Coppola’s Apocalypse Now, which Herr script-doctored in ways that make it far more enticing as film noir than as a war movie.

    Getting Their Guns Off

  • Though the film was properly recognized as the Best Picture that year, Coppola’s loss to a director who shot a cheeky musical about pre-WWII Germany is almost sickening, especially considering the cultural impact of each, and the labors involved in Coppola’s defining American achievement.

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