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Sofia Coppola

Sophia Coppola, daughter of the great Francis Ford Coppola, was born on May 14, 1971 in New York City, New York. She attended both Mills College and the California Institute of the Arts. She was first cast as Michael Francis Rizzi, the infant christened in THE GODFATHER. Ms. Coppola co-wrote her first film, LIFE WITHOUT ZOE, along with her father, who directed the feature as the second installment of a three part anthology film called NEW YORK STORIES. She is best know as an actress for playing Mary Corleone in THE GODFATHER PART III. Though that was Ms. Coppola's last major role, she did appear in various music videos throughout the 1990s, including a 1997 video for the Chemical Brothers' "Elektroband," directed by Spike Jonez, her husband to be. The video, in which Coppola appears can be purchased as part of THE WORKS OF DIRECTOR SPIKE JONEZ, a collection which boasts over four hours of Jonze's seminal, visionary work, including all his music videos, an array of documentaries, behind the scenes material, audio commentaries, interviews, and a whole lot more. Also, in the 1990s, she and best friend Zoe Cassavetes, daughter of independent film icon John Cassavetes, created the now defunct series HI OCTANE, which enjoyed a brief stint on Comedy Central. Of course, Coppola is most famous for her visionary work as a film director. So far Coppola has directed LICK THE STAR (1998), THE VIRGIN SUICIDES (1999), which she adapted from Jeffrey Eugenides' novel, LOST IN TRANSLATION (2003), which she wrote, and MARIE ANTOINETTE (2006). LOST IN TRANSLATION was honored with the Academy Award for "Best Original Screenplay" and three Golden Globes including "Best Picture." LOST IN TRANSLATION also earned Coppola a Best Director nomination, making her the third female director, and only American woman, ever to be nominated for a "Directing" Oscar.

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Lost in Translation

$11.95 | 102 minutes

(2003) - Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Sofia Coppola's second feature-length film focuses on two guests at a Tokyo hotel--Bob (Bill Murray), a middle-aged actor in town to film whiskey commercials, and Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson), the young wife of a trendy photographer (Giovanni&hellip…

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The Godfather

$11.95 | 175 minutes

(1972) - Star(s)

Based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel, THE GODFATHER is Francis Ford Coppola's Mafia masterpiece. The film tells the story of the powerful Corleone family, headed by patriarch Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). Coppola sets a new standard&hellip…

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