Friday, June 17, 2011

Francis Ford Coppola Interview Is Inspirational

Francis Ford Coppola directed some of the finest American films ever made, including The Godfather, The Godfather II, The Godfather III, The Conversation, Apocalypse Now, Rumble Fish, and The Outsiders. A true maverick, Coppola bet everything he had on his own Zoetrope Studios in the early 80's, and lost it all. The Detroit born auteur has long been a hero of mine as well.

Inspiring then that he is in the midst of his own career renaissance. Recently the awesome 99% sat down for a discussion with Coppola about film, art, life, and resilience. And the interview is truly inspiring.

Read it here.