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Thomas Colchart | Francis Coppola | Mom & Dad | Dada | Dad | Francis
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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I think a sequel is a waste of money and time. I think movies should illuminate new stories.
A quote from John Milius: "Francis is the best of us all. He ha the most talent and the most daring. There are a lot o faults in Francis, but I think he's the leader.".
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