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Scott, he remembered having read Coppola's screenplay earlier. Raised in New York, he began making amateur films while still a child and later enrolled in the famed U. Sometimes I almost succeed, but I think this is what life's all about. If you are making products, make products you love and then they'll be good products and you'll be successful. The three pans to a two, cutting Michael out. Many times while making this movie I thought, well, should I just dumb this down and cut this out? It was like a pretty girl who gets seduced. And I said, what a pity! That, too, is a beautiful legacy of this giant of American filmmaking. If the movie doesn't work, the only thing people notice are mistakes. I think a sequel is a waste of money and time. Initially, the idea of a sequel seemed horrible to me. It can be shown in theaters and at the same time you can see it in your living room. The debate over which is superior will rage for as long as people watch movies.

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.

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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.

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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.

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His daughter Sofia, who is now one of the world's best-known film directors, shot them. Movies have to be this!

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Francis Ford Coppola filmography