Continuing to make outstanding films, Coppola produced the riveting Vietnam War drama Apocalypse Now in His last name is pronounced CO-pa-la. Coppola insisted that this was purely coincidental. The best thing for me at this point in my life is to become a student again and make movies with the eyes I had when I was enthusiastic about it in the first place.
He creates Oscar-winning films — some box office smashes and a few that didn't go over. I know Donald Trump.
I wasn't this young, experimental filmmaker that I'd hoped to be. There's no doubt that, by the end of The Godfather: Part IIMichael Corleone, having beaten everyone, is sitting there alone, a living corpse.
InCoppola returned to hands-on filmmaking with Youth Without Youth, which he adapted from a novella by Mircea Eliade, a Romanian philosopher. I must say I find "Jack" sweet and amusing. I don't think The Godfather ever should have had more than one movie, actually.
Not taking risks in art is like not having sex and then expecting there to be children.
His daughter Sofia, who is now one of the world's best-known film directors, shot them. Movies have to be this!