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Wrote 'Notes: On the Making of Apocalypse Now' (published by Faber & Faber, 1979)
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Eleanor Coppolla | Mom & Dad | Mom | Eleanor Neil
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I grew up in the '40s and '50s, and a woman's role was to support her husband and make a nice home for him. I was frustrated that I didn't have much time to pursue my interests. Young women today have no concept of that. My daughter and her generation, and generations after that, they take for granted that they're going to do whatever is their calling. There's not going to be a question of their ...
In the Godfather films, Diane Keaton
plays an American Protestant who marries into a large Italian Catholic family. This is not unlike Eleanor herself, who married into the Coppola family. In fact, Keaton has said that her performance was inspired by Eleanor.