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 Sofia Coppola - “Tokyo is so hectic, but inside the hotel it's very silent. And the design of it is interesting. It's weird to have this New York bar... the jazz singer... the French restaurant, all in Tokyo. It's this weird combination of different cultures.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “You have to really be courageous about your instincts and your ideas. Otherwise you'll just knuckle under, and things that might have been memorable will be lost.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was You're a Big Boy Now.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “They needed someone to write a script of The Great Gatsby very quickly for the movie they were making. I took this job so I'd be sure to have some dough to support my family.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “Ten Days That Shook The World, by Eisenstein, I went to see it, and I was so impressed with this film, so impressed with what cinema could do.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “My film is not a movie it's not about Vietnam. It is Vietnam.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “It's ironic that at age 32, at probably the greatest moment of my career, with The Godfather having such an enormous success, I wasn't even aware of it, because I was somewhere else under the deadline again.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “I wrote the script of Patton. I had this very bizarre opening where he stands up in front of an American flag and gives this speech. Ultimately, I was fired. When the script was done, they hired another writer and that script was forgotten.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “I remember teachers who really singled me out for their discouragement.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “I became quite successful very young, and it was mainly because I was so enthusiastic and I just worked so hard at it.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “I always found the film world unpleasant. It's all about the schedule, and never really flew for me.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “George Lucas doesn't have the most physical stamina. He was so unhappy making Star Wars that he just vowed he'd never do it again.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “Frank Capra was a prop man, I think. John Ford was a prop man. It was a little bit of a father and son thing, and you kind of worked your way up.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “I had been a kid that moved so much, I didn't have a lot of friends. Theater really represented camaraderie.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “I thought I wanted to be a playwright because I was interested in stories and telling stories.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “You ought to love what you're doing because, especially in a movie, over time you really will start to hate it.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “I remember growing up with television, from the time it was just a test pattern, with maybe a little bit of programming once in a while.”
 Ann Coppola - “This is a dynamic performer who performs one-woman shows. We're very happy to have her, especially as her performances are so relevant to this time and place.”
 Francis Coppola - “I was excited to discover, in this tale by Eliade, the key themes that I most hope to understand better time, consciousness and the dreamlike basis of reality.”
 Sofia Coppola - “We put a lot of time and effort into his hair, ... And Josh came up with that great walk. I'm such a fan of his. I think he's great.”
 Ann Coppola - “The whole event was designed toward pampering women and teaching them how to relax.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “I had a heartbreaking experience when I was 9. I always wanted to be a guard. The most wonderful girl in the world was a guard. When I got polio and then went back to school, they made me a guard. A teacher took away my guard button.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “Usually, the stuff that's your best idea or work is going to be attacked the most.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “I liked to work in a shop down in the basement and invent things and build gadgets.”
 Francis Ford Coppola - “The stuff that I got in trouble for, the casting for The Godfather or the flag scene in Patton, was the stuff that was remembered, and was considered the good work.”

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