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53 years of Sofia Coppola: discover the director’s filmography

Oscar winner, Coppola tried herself as an actress, but her interest in cinema was different.

Sofia Coppola turned 53 years old this Tuesday, the 14th. The filmmaker even acted in the trilogy of The Godfather — directed by his father, Francis Ford Coppola. His performance was highly criticized after the release of The Godfather 3 (1990), but that didn’t leave her shaken.

“It was embarrassing to be exposed to the public like that. But it wasn’t my dream to be an actress, so I wasn’t devastated. I had other interests. It didn’t destroy me,” she said in an interview with The New York Times.

She even made a cameo in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), directed by George Lucas — with whom he also shares a birthday.

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In the same year, Sofia directed his first feature film, The Virgin Suicides (1999). In 2003, Encounters and Mismatchesstarring Scarlett Johansson It is Bill Murray, also hit theaters. The feature film earned her her first Oscar nominations. Oscarwhich won in the Best Original Screenplay category.

More recently, the director was snubbed for the award. She retold the story of Priscilla Presley in Priscilla (2023), which was well received by critics.

Discover below the complete filmography of Sofia Coppola:

1999 – The Virgin Suicides

In a typical suburban house from the 1970s, in the center of the USA, lived the five beautiful and dreamy Lisbon sisters. The fate of these girls forever marked the neighborhood boys, who continue to be obsessed with them. This acclaimed debut of Sofia Coppola as a director of a feature film, it is a story of love and repression, fantasy and terror, sex and death, memory and nostalgia. – Prime Video

2003 – Encounters and Mismatches

In Tokyo, a photographer’s scorned wife and a failed movie star form an unlikely friendship, finding solace in each other. – Netflix

2006 – Marie Antoinette

The film explores the effects of the young queen’s lavish and terribly imprisoning lifestyle, which ultimately leads to her decline. – Netflix

2010 – Anywhere

Stephen Dorff It is Elle Fanning star in the touching and witty story about the special bond between father and daughter. Actor Johnny Marco (Dorff) has a typical celebrity lifestyle. Comfortably numb, surrounded by women and drugs until the day his 11-year-old daughter, Cleo (Fanning), unexpectedly arrives at his room at the legendary Chateau Marmont Hotel in Hollywood. Their time together encourages Johnny to question his life in ways he never expected. – YouTube Movies

2013 – Bling Ring: The Hollywood Gang

Film based on real events about young people dazzled by the glamor of Hollywood, who commit crimes without realizing the seriousness of their actions. – Max

2017 – The Stranger We Love

During the US Civil War, a soldier takes refuge in a girls’ school. His arrival awakens sexual tensions and destroys the peace of the place. – Netflix

2020 – On The Rocks

Filled with doubts about her marriage, a young New York mother joins her eccentric playboy father to follow in her husband’s footsteps. – Apple TV

2023 – Priscilla

The gilded cage of fame is seductive but lonely in the sumptuous adaptation of Sofia Coppola from the memoir of Priscilla Presley. Starring the award-winning Cailee Spaeny beside Jacob Elordi as Elvisthis dark fairy tale shows the highs and lows of a life spent in the shadow of the King. – MUBI


Source: Rollingstone

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