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Francis Ford Coppola
Executive Producer • Director • Producer • Screenplay • Writer • Actor
Born: April 7, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, United States Of America
Francis Ford Coppola, born in Michigan on April 7, 1939, is one of the most popular American film director and producers all time. He has worked in over 500 movies in the Hollywood industry as an actor, director and producer. His most popular works include films like Apocalypse Now, a series of The Godfather and Tetro.
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Martin Scorsese
George Lucas
Stanley Kubrick
Eleanor Coppola
Roman Coppola
Sofia Coppola
Carmine Coppola
Talia Shire
August Coppola
Popular Movies
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Award Winning thrillers
The Godfather Trilogy
The Good Shepherd
A Decade Under The Influence
The Kid Stays In The Picture
The Third Miracle
A Personal Journey With Martin Scorsese Through American Movies
Bram Stoker`s Dracula
Hearts Of Darkness: A Filmmaker'S Apocalypse

Personal Quotes (10)

  • "It's ironic that at age 32, at probably the greatest moment of my career, with The Godfather having such an enormous success, I wasn't even aware of it, because I was somewhere else under the deadline again."
  • "I always found the film world unpleasant. It's all about the schedule, and never really flew for me."
  • "The essence of cinema is editing. It's the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy."
  • "I believe that filmmaking - as, probably, is everything - is a game you should play with all your cards, and all your dice, and whatever else you've got. So, each time I make a movie, I give it everything I have. I think everyone should, and I think everyone should do everything they do that way."
  • "When I do a novel, I don't really use the script, I use the book; when I did Apocalypse Now, I used Heart of Darkness. Novels usually have so much rich material."
  • "I associate my motion picture career more with being unhappy and scared, or being under the gun, than with anything pleasant."
  • "Anyone who's made film and knows about the cinema has a lifelong love affair with the experience. You never stop learning about film."
  • " I liked to work in a shop down in the basement and invent things and build gadgets."
  • "I probably have genius. But no talent."
  • "I like simplicity; I don't need luxury."
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