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is unique. I feel that the kinds of movies he loves are the same kinds of movies that the big mass audience loves. He's very fortunate because he can do the things he naturally likes the best, and he's been very successful. Martin Scorsese
, I think, is different. If Exxon went to Martin and said, "Martin, we feel you're one of the best artists in the world today and we're going ...
Often casts his own real-life extended family members in his films. In the case of the Godfather films, their characters' relationships to "Michael Corleone" often paralleled their real-life relationship to Coppola. He cast his sister, Talia Shire
, as Michael's sister Connie, and his daughter, Sofia Coppola
, as Michael's daughter Mary - named for Coppola's other daughter. In addition, Diane Keaton