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Francis Ford Coppola
|Francis Ford Coppola|
Coppola at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International.
April 7, 1939|
Detroit, Michigan, United States
|Residence||Napa Valley, California|
|Education||Great Neck North High School|
|Alma mater||Hofstra University|
|Occupation||Movie director, producer, screenwriter|
|Influenced by||Ingmar Bergman, Sergei Eisenstein, Werner Herzog, Roger Corman, Alfred Hitchcock, Michelangelo Antonioni, Akira Kurosawa, Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams, Elia Kazan|
|Home town||Woodside, Queens, New York|
Eleanor Jessie Neil|
|Relatives||Nicolas Cage (nephew)|
Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is an American director and producer of movies. He is well known for directing the Godfather trilogy and the Vietnam War epic Apocalypse Now. He is part of the group known as the New Hollywood. This group includes Martin Scorsese, Terrence Malick, Robert Altman, Woody Allen, William Friedkin, Philip Kaufman, and George Lucas. In the 1970s they made movies in a different way. He directed the 1986 movie Captain EO.
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- "The kid stays in the Picture". http://www.redroom.com/blog/steven-robert-travers/the-kid-stays-in-the-picture. Retrieved 2010-10-21.
- Awards for Kagemusha on IMDb