Print advertisement for Louis Vuitton quality luggage (with daughter Sofia Coppola
). Setting: Buenos Aires, Argentina. Slogan: Inside every story, there is a beautiful journey (2008).
16 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
19 Interviews |
24 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Thomas Colchart | Francis Coppola | Mom & Dad | Dad | Francis
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
The Godfather changed my life, for better or worse. It definitely made me have an older man's film career when I was 29. So now I say, 'If I had my older career when I was young, as an older man, maybe I can have a young film-maker's career.'
Coppola began his winery enterprise by buying portion of historic Inglenook estate in 1975. His success in field is explored in book "A Sense of Place" by Steven Kolpan, 1999.
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