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Francis Ford Coppola

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Francis Ford Coppola  (born April 7, 1939) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He is widely acclaimed as one of Hollywood's most celebrated and influential film directors. He epitomized the group of filmmakers known as the New Hollywood, which included George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Robert Altman, Woody Allen and William Friedkin, who emerged in the early 1970s with unconventional ideas that challenged contemporary filmmaking. He co-authored the script for Patton, winning the Academy Award in 1970. His directorial fame escalated with the release of The Godfather in 1972. The film revolutionized movie-making in the gangster genre, garnering universal laurels from critics and public alike. It went on to win three Academy Awards, including his second, which he won for Best Adapted Screenplay, and it was instrumental in cementing his position as one of the prominent American film directors. Coppola followed it with an equally successful sequel The Godfather Part II, which became the first ever sequel to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. The film received yet higher praises than its predecessor, and gave him three Academy Awards—for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director and Best Picture. In the same year was released The Conversation, which he directed, produced and wrote. The film went on to win the Palme d'Or at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival. His next directorial venture was Apocalypse Now in 1979, and it was as notorious for its lengthy and troubled production as it was critically acclaimed for its vivid and stark depiction of the Vietnam War. It won his second Palme d'Or at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival. Although some of Coppola's ventures in the 1980s and early 1990s were critically lauded, Coppola's later work has not met the same level of critical and commercial success as his '70s films. Description above from the Wikipedia article Francis Ford Coppola, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Apr 7, 1939 в Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Впервые появился:
на movie What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael
Последний проект:
Кино Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story 2015-11-17
Известный в фильмах
Poster of The Godfather Legacy
Poster of Fog City Mavericks
Poster of A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies
Poster of Субботним вечером в прямом эфире
Кино What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael Himself 2019
Кино Послушай меня, Марлон Himself 2015-07-29
Кино Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story Himself 2015-11-17
Кино Милиус Himself 2013-03-09
Кино Соблазнённые и брошенные Himself 2013-05-20
Кино The Godfather Legacy Himself 2012-07-12
Кино The People vs. George Lucas Himself (archive footage) 2010-03-14
Кино I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Кино Fog City Mavericks Himself 2007-10-24
Кино A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope Himself 2004-09-14
Кино Artifact from the Future: The Making of 'THX 1138' Himself 2004-08-14
Кино The Kid Stays in the Picture Himself 2002-01-18
Кино Kurosawa: The Last Emperor Himself 1999-01-01
Кино A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Himself 1995-05-21
Кино It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein Himself 1994-10-25
Кино Blood Lines: Dracula - The Man. The Myth. The Movies. Himself 1992-01-01
Кино Writing with Light: Vittorio Storaro himself 1992-01-01
Кино Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse Himself 1991-09-06
Кино The Godfather Family: A Look Inside Himself 1990-07-12
Кино The Making of Captain EO himself 1986-09-12
Кино Апокалипсис сегодня Director of TV Crew (uncredited) 1979-08-15
Series Субботним вечером в прямом эфире Unknown 1975-10-11
Кино Bald: The Making of 'THX 1138' Himself 1971-03-01
Кино Filmmaker Himself 1968-12-01
Кино War Hunt Army truck driver 1962-05-01
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18