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Encyclopedia > Sofia Coppola
Sofia Coppola
Birth name Sofia Carmina Coppola
Born May 14, 1971 (1971-05-14) (age 36)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Spouse(s) Spike Jonze (1999-2003)
Partner(s) Thomas Mars
Children Romy Mars (b.2006)

Sofia Carmina Coppola (born May 14, 1971) is an American film director, actress, producer and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. She is the first American woman and third woman in history to be nominated for an Academy Award for Directing. May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the state. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... For the musician and bandleader, see Spike Jones. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... The César Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975. ... César Award for Best Foreign Film: 1976: Scent of a Woman (Italy), directed by Dino Risi 1977: We All Loved Each Other So Much (Italy), directed by Ettore Scola 1978: A Special Day (Italy), directed by Ettore Scola 1979: The Tree with the Wooden Clogs (Italy), directed by Ermanno... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... For the main article see Golden Globe Awards. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Razzie Award The Raspberry Awards or Razzies, first awarded in 1981, were created by John Wilson in 1980, intended to counterpoint the Academy Awards by dishonoring the worst acting, screenwriting, songwriting, directing, and films that the film industry had to offer. ... The Godfather Part III (1990) is the third and final film in the Godfather trilogy written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. ... The Godfather Part III (1990) is the third and final film in the Godfather trilogy written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... A film producer creates the conditions for making movies. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Screenwriters, scenarists, or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ... Diverse women. ... The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to directors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. ...

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Biography

Early life

Coppola is the daughter of director Francis Ford Coppola, grand-daughter of the late composer Carmine Coppola, sister of Roman Coppola and the late Gian-Carlo Coppola, niece of Talia Shire and a cousin of Nicolas Cage, Jason Schwartzman and Robert Carmine. Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is a five-time Academy Award winning American film director, producer, and screenwriter. ... Carmine Coppola Carmine Coppola (born June 11, 1910 in New York City, died April 26, 1991 in Northridge, CA) was a composer, editor, musical director, and songwriter. ... Roman Coppola (born 22 April 1965 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) is an American film director and music video director. ... Gian-Carlo Coppola (17 September 1963 - 26 May 1986) was the son of famed film director Francis Ford Coppola and his wife Eleanor Coppola. ... Talia Shire (born April 25, 1946), is an Academy Award-nominated American actress. ... Nicolas Cage (born January 7, 1964) is an Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Jason Francesco Schwartzman (born June 26, 1980) is an American actor and musician. ... Robert Carmine (born Robert Schwartzman on December 24, 1982) is the lead singer of the rock band Rooney. ...


She attended Mills College and the California Institute of the Arts. After graduating, Coppola started a clothing line called Milkfed that is sold exclusively in Japan. Founded in 1852 and established in Oakland, California, in 1871, Mills College is an independent liberal arts womans college, with graduate programs for women and men. ... Entrance to CalArts on McBean Parkway The California Institute of the Arts is commonly referred to as CalArts. ...


Career

Coppola began her career as an infant making several background appearances in her father's films. The most well-known of these early roles is her appearance in The Godfather as the baby boy in the christening scene. She is also featured in her father's film The Outsiders in a scene where Matt Dillon, C. Thomas Howell, and Ralph Macchio meet in a Dairy Queen before the famous burning church scene. This article is about the 1972 film. ... The Outsiders is a Great adaptation of the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton, and was made in 1983 by Francis Ford Coppola. ... Matthew Raymond Matt Dillon (born February 18, 1964) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... Christopher Thomas Howell (born December 7, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA) is an American actor. ... This article is about the actor. ... Dairy Queen, abbreviated to DQ, is a global chain of ice-cream and fast-food restaurants. ...


Frankenweenie (1984) was the first film she performed in that was not associated with her father. However, it often goes unnoticed due to her stage-name "Domino" which she adopted at the time because she thought it was glamorous.[1] Opening Title Card Frankenweenie (1984) is one of Tim Burtons earlier films, a parody of the 1931 film Frankenstein based on Mary Shelleys book of the same name. ...


Her best known role is Mary Corleone in The Godfather Part III (1990), a role for which she was cast at the last minute after Winona Ryder fell ill. This heavily criticized performance (for which she received the award of "Worst New Star" in the 1990 Golden Raspberry Awards) practically ended her acting career, save for appearances in the independent film Inside Monkey Zetterland (1992) and in the background of films by her friends and family. In 1999, she appeared as a handmaiden in George Lucas' Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999). She has since been quoted as saying she wasn't hurt by the criticism from her role in The Godfather Part III because she never especially wanted an acting career.[2] Information Gender Female Date of birth 1954 Date of death 1980 Family Corleone family Relatives Michael Corleone (father) Kay Adams (mother) Portrayed by Sofia Coppola Created by Mario Puzo Mary Corleone (1954–1980) is a fictional character in the Godfather saga, portrayed by Sofia Coppola. ... The Godfather Part III (1990) is the third and final film in the Godfather trilogy written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. ... Winona Ryder (born October 29, 1971) is a two-time Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning American actress. ... The 11th Golden Raspberry Awards were held on March 24, 1991 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel to recognise the worst the movie industry had to offer in 1990. ... Movie poster Inside Monkey Zetterland is a 1992 film penned by former child actor Steve Antin. ... Center: Rabé dressed as a handmaiden in The Phantom Menace. ... George Walton Lucas, Jr. ... Film poster for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is a 1999 film by George Lucas starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, and Jake Lloyd. ... The Godfather Part III (1990) is the third and final film in the Godfather trilogy written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. ...


She can also be seen in several music videos from the 1990s, appearing briefly in Madonna's video for Deeper and Deeper in 1992 and went on to play a gymnast in the 1997 video for "Elektrobank" by the Chemical Brothers, which was directed by her future husband Spike Jonze. This article is about the American entertainer. ... Erotica track listing Bye Bye Baby (3) Deeper and Deeper (4) Where Life Begins (5) GHV2 track listing Deeper and Deeper (7 edit) (1) Erotica (radio edit) (2) Deeper and Deeper was the second single released from Madonnas 1992 album Erotica. ... Gymnasts are people who participate in the sports of either artistic gymnastics or rhythmic gymnastics. ... Elektrobank is a song from the Chemical Brothers second album Dig Your Own Hole, released as a single on September 2, 1997. ... The Chemical Brothers are an English electronic music duo, comprised of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons. ... For the musician and bandleader, see Spike Jones. ...


Coppola is now better known as a successful film director. Her first three films were Lick the Star (1998), The Virgin Suicides (1999) and Lost in Translation (2003). Lost in Translation won the Academy Award for original screenplay and three Golden Globe Awards including Best Picture. With her Oscar nomination for Best Director (for Lost in Translation), Coppola became the first American woman and third woman to receive an Oscar nomination for film direction. Her win for best original screenplay made her a third-generation Oscar winner. In 2004, Coppola was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.[3] Lick the Star is a black and white American short film. ... The Virgin Suicides is a 1999 film written and directed by Sofia Coppola, starring James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst and Josh Hartnett. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to directors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. ... Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study in Hollywood, California Founded on May 11, 1927 in California, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. ...


Coppola's most recent film is the biopic Marie Antoinette, adapted from the biography by British historian Lady Antonia Fraser. Kirsten Dunst plays the title character who marries King Louis XVI, played by Jason Schwartzman, Coppola's cousin. It débuted at the Cannes Film Festival where, despite boos in the audience, it received a standing ovation.[4] Critics were divided. Poster for Man on the Moon (1999), a biopic A biographical picture— often shortened to biopic— is a film that dramatizes the life of an actual person or people. ... Marie Antoinette is an American Academy Award-winning 2006 film written and directed by Sofia Coppola about the life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. ... This article is about the occupation of studying history. ... Lady Antonia Fraser Lady Antonia Fraser (Pinter), CBE (born August 27, 1932, as Antonia Margaret Caroline Pakenham) is a British author of history and novels, best known for writing biographies. ... Kirsten[1] Caroline Dunst (born April 30, 1982) is an American actress, known for her roles in Interview with the Vampire (for which she received a Golden Globe nomination), The Virgin Suicides, Marie Antoinette, and Bring It On, as well as for her portrayal of Mary Jane Watson in the... Louis XVI, born Louis-Auguste de France (23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793) ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1774 until 1791, and then as King of the French from 1791 to 1792. ... Jason Francesco Schwartzman (born June 26, 1980) is an American actor and musician. ... The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival de Cannes), founded in 1939, is one of the worlds oldest, most influential and prestigious film festivals. ...


Coppola has often been lauded as a pop culture icon within the indie music/film communities, in Paris and Tokyo especially. Her fashion sense was always apparent, and as a child she stayed in the wardrobe department of her father's films, later, in high school, she would intern with Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel. In 2002 fashion designer Marc Jacobs handpicked the actress/director to be the face of his house's fragrance. The campaign involved photographs of the Academy Award winner shot by photographer Juergen Teller in his chic signature grainy style. Popular culture, or pop culture, is the vernacular (peoples) culture that prevails in a modern society. ... in music that is characterized by its perceived independence from mainstream or pop culture as a whole. ... An independent film (or indie film) is a film produced without the support of a major movie studio or a big budget. ... Karl Lagerfeld (born Karl Otto Lagerfeldt on September 10, 1933) is widely recognized as one of the most influential fashion designers of the late 20th century He has collaborated with a variety of different fashion labels, with Chloé, Fendi and Chanel the most notable. ... Not to be confused with Channel. ... Marc Jacobs (born April 9, 1963 in New York City) is an American fashion designer. ... Juergen Teller (Born 1964, Erlangen, Germany) is a German photographer, based in England. ...


In the mid-1990s, she and best friend Zoe Cassavetes helmed the short-lived series Hi Octane on Comedy Central. The show was a virtual who's-who of underground music, with frequent guests like Donovan Leitch, Mike Watt, Thurston Moore, Beck, and model-actress Jenny Shimizu (whose contribution to the show was educating viewers on the proper way to repair a transmission on a vehicle). Coppola has distinct tastes in indie music and style, which came together in a culturally controversial way in her soundtrack choices for Marie Antoinette. Comedy Central is an American cable television and satellite television channel in the United States. ... Underground music is music which has developed a cult following, independent of commercial success. ... Donovan Philips Leitch (usually known simply as Donovan) (born May 10, 1946) is a British musician. ... Michael David Watt (born December 20, 1957 in Portsmouth, Virginia) is a bass guitarist, singer and songwriter, best-known for co-founding the punk rock bands The Minutemen and fIREHOSE; as of 2003, he is also the bassist for the reunited Iggy Pop & The Stooges. ... Thurston Joseph Moore (born July 25, 1958 in Coral Gables, Florida) is an American musician best known as a singer, songwriter, guitarist and tallest member of the band Sonic Youth. ... This article is about the musician. ... A model is a person who poses or displays for purposes of art, fashion, or other products and advertising. ... Jenny Lynn Shimizu (born on 16 June 1967 in San Jose, California) is a Japanese American model, possibly best known for making a career of publicizing her lesbianism. ... in music that is characterized by its perceived independence from mainstream or pop culture as a whole. ...


The '90s proved to be an extremely productive time in Coppola's life. At the beginning of the decade, she was often featured in girl-centric magazines like Seventeen and YM. In 1998 she co-founded the clothing line Milkfed in Japan with friend Stephanie Hayman in cooperation with Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon. The end of the decade marked her directorial debut. Seventeen is an American magazine for teenage girls. ... ym was one of the oldest American teen magazines geared towards girls that was published for 72 years. ... Sonic Youth is an American alternative rock band formed in New York City in 1981. ... Gordon in 2005 Kim Althea Gordon (born April 28, 1953, in Rochester, New York), is a musician, vocalist, and artist. ...


Personal life

Coppola married director Spike Jonze in 1999 after being friends for nearly ten years; they were divorced in 2003. In the past, Sofia has been romantically linked to Keanu Reeves, Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis, and director Quentin Tarantino.[5] For the musician and bandleader, see Spike Jones. ... Keanu Charles Reeves (pronounced in IPA: ) is an actor, born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon, and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American alternative rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983. ... Anthony Kiedis (born November 1, 1962) is an American singer and also is a songwriter. ... Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is a Palme dOr-winning American film director, actor, and an Oscar winning screenwriter. ...


In Paris, France on Tuesday, 28 November 2006, Coppola gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Romy, who is named in honor of her brother Roman.[6] The child's father is Thomas Mars, of French rock band Phoenix, whom she met in 2002, during the development of the Lost in Translation soundtrack.[7] Mars made a cameo appearance with his band in Coppola's 2006 film Marie Antoinette in which the band plays for the queen in the Petit Trianon. This article is about the capital of France. ... is the 332nd day of the year (333rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Roman Coppola (born 22 April 1965 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) is an American film director and music video director. ... This article is about the type of musical group. ... Phoenix are a French soft/pop-rock band who perform songs in the English language. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Marie Antoinette is an American Academy Award-winning 2006 film written and directed by Sofia Coppola about the life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. ... Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France and Archduchess of Austria (born November 1755 – executed 16 October 1793) Daughter of Maria Theresa of Austria, wife of Louis XVI and mother of Louis XVII. She was guillotined at the height of the French Revolution. ... The Petit Trianon, Versailles The Petit Trianon, situated at a short distance from the Grand Trianon in Versailles, France, was designed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel by order of Louis XV for his long-term mistress, Madame de Pompadour, and was constructed between 1762-1768. ...


Filmography

Director

Films

Year Film
1996 Bed, Bath and Beyond
1998 Lick the Star
1999 The Virgin Suicides
2003 Lost in Translation
2006 Marie Antoinette

The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... A typical Bed Bath and Beyond store Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. ... The year 1998 in film involved some significant events. ... Lick the Star is a black and white American short film. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... The Virgin Suicides is a 1999 film written and directed by Sofia Coppola, starring James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst and Josh Hartnett. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... Marie Antoinette is an American Academy Award-winning 2006 film written and directed by Sofia Coppola about the life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. ...

Music videos

Walt Mink, a power trio, is an obscure indie rock cult band formed at St. ... The Flaming Lips (formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1983) are an American alternative rock band. ... For the Japanese band, see Air (Japanese band). ... Kevin Shields (born Queens, New York City, USA on May 21, 1963) is a singer, guitarist, and producer who fronted the London-based band My Bloody Valentine in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... I Just Dont Know What To Do With Myself is a single by The White Stripes. ... This article is about the American duo. ...

Actress

Films

Year Film Role Notes
1972 The Godfather Michael Francis Rizzi (uncredited)
1974 The Godfather: Part II Child on steamship (uncredited)
1983 The Outsiders Little Girl
Rumble Fish Donna
1984 Frankenweenie Anne Chambers
The Cotton Club Child in Street
1986 Peggy Sue Got Married Nancy Kelcher
1987 Anna Noodle
1990 The Godfather: Part III Mary Corleone
1992 Inside Monkey Zetterland Cindy
1999 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Saché
2001 CQ Enzo's Mistress

// Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... This article is about the 1972 film. ... See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... Al Pacino as Don Michael Corleone in The Godfather Part II The Godfather, Part II is the 1974 sequel to The Godfather. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... The Outsiders is a Great adaptation of the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton, and was made in 1983 by Francis Ford Coppola. ... Rumble Fish is a 1983 film directed, produced and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel by S.E. Hinton (ISBN 0-440-97534-4) who co-wrote the screenplay as well. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... Opening Title Card Frankenweenie (1984) is one of Tim Burtons earlier films, a parody of the 1931 film Frankenstein based on Mary Shelleys book of the same name. ... The Cotton Club is a movie, released in 1984, centered around a popular real-life Harlem jazz club in the 1930s, the Cotton Club. ... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... Peggy Sue Got Married is a 1986 comedy / drama film which tells the story of a woman, on the verge of divorce, who finds herself transplanted back to the days of her senior year in high school. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... Anna is a 1987 film which tells the story of a Polish actress, looking for work in Amsterdam, who sees her protege JR shine while she herself struggles. ... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ... The Godfather, Part III (1990) is the third film in the Godfather trilogy. ... Information Gender Female Date of birth 1954 Date of death 1980 Family Corleone family Relatives Michael Corleone (father) Kay Adams (mother) Portrayed by Sofia Coppola Created by Mario Puzo Mary Corleone (1954–1980) is a fictional character in the Godfather saga, portrayed by Sofia Coppola. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... Movie poster Inside Monkey Zetterland is a 1992 film penned by former child actor Steve Antin. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... Film poster for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is a 1999 film by George Lucas starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, and Jake Lloyd. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... CQ is a 2001 film written and directed by Roman Coppola. ...

Music videos

Sonic Youth is an American alternative rock band formed in New York City in 1981. ... Dave Markey (born December 3, 1963 in Burbank, California) is an American film director. ... Erotica track listing Bye Bye Baby (3) Deeper and Deeper (4) Where Life Begins (5) GHV2 track listing Deeper and Deeper (7 edit) (1) Erotica (radio edit) (2) Deeper and Deeper was the second single released from Madonnas 1992 album Erotica. ... This article is about the American entertainer. ... The Black Crowes are a blues-oriented hard rock jam band who have sold over 19 million albums[1] and were hailed by Melody Maker as The Most Rock n Roll Rock n Roll Band in the World.[2] The band has toured with acts such as Aerosmith, ZZ Top... Stéphane Sednaoui (born in Paris, France) is a photographer and director. ... Elektrobank is a song from the Chemical Brothers second album Dig Your Own Hole, released as a single on September 2, 1997. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the musician and bandleader, see Spike Jones. ... Phoenix are a French soft/pop-rock band who perform songs in the English language. ... Roman Coppola (born 22 April 1965 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) is an American film director and music video director. ...

See also

The Coppola family consists of several famous American filmmakers, musicians and actors of Italian descent. ...

References

  1. ^ FFWD Weekly Interview - May 18, 2000
  2. ^ Out of the Godfather's shadow
  3. ^ http://www.oscars.org/press/pressreleases/2004/04.06.28.html
  4. ^ ‘Marie Antoinette’ - a Quotational Reference Guide
  5. ^ Coppola and Tarantino Share Suite
  6. ^ People: Nicole Kidman, Sofia Coppola, Michael Richards
  7. ^ A Sofia Coppola Production

External links

  • The Coppola Smart Mob New York Times Magazine cover article
  • Sofia Coppola at the Internet Movie Database
  • Milk fed. - Coppola's Japanese fashion label
  • Sofia Mini - Coppola's Canned Wine
  • So fine, Sofia - Wine Review
  • Sofia Coppola Has Baby Girl Named Romy
  • KCRW's The Treatment:Sofia Coppola
  • Sofia Coppola Interview with Clubplanet
Awards
Preceded by
Pedro Almodóvar
for Hable con ella
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay
for Lost in Translation

2003
Succeeded by
Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth
for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Preceded by
Alexander Payne
for About Schmidt
Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay
for Lost in Translation

2004
Succeeded by
Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
for Sideways
Preceded by
Clint Eastwood
for Mystic River
César Award for Best Foreign Film
for Lost in Translation

2005
Succeeded by
Clint Eastwood
for Million Dollar Baby

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Sofia Coppola talks to Ella Taylor | Interviews | Guardian Unlimited Film (1641 words)
Coppola's reticence makes it easy to see why playing Al Pacino's doomed daughter in The Godfather III - a haplessly gawky performance capped by what may be, unwittingly, one of the funniest death scenes in the history of melodrama - was such agony for her.
Coppola insists the $4m film, which has a loose, impressionistic feel to it with a collection of seemingly haphazard moments, is not based on a specific experience of her own.
Coppola hangs out with a crowd of compulsive improvisers who are every bit as innovative in their way as the Wunderkinder of the 70s of whom her father was arguably the king - but cooler, more ironic and enigmatic, influenced by the staccato rhythms and experimentalism of music video.
Sofia Coppola - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (705 words)
Coppola is the daughter of director Francis Ford Coppola, sister of Roman Coppola, niece of Talia Shire and a cousin of Nicolas Cage, Jason Schwartzman and Robert Schwartzman.
Coppola's career in film began early, as she appeared as an infant or a child extra in several of her father's films.
Coppola was married to director Spike Jonze from 1999 to 2003.
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