Francis Ford Coppola

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Francis Ford Coppola (, ; born April 7, 1939) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, film composer, and vintner.wikipedia
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Rumble Fish (novel)

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Rumble Fish was based on the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton, who also co-wrote the screenplay.
It was adapted to film and directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1983

Is Paris Burning? (film)

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In between, he co-wrote the scripts for This Property Is Condemned (1966) and Is Paris Burning? (1966).
The film is based on the best-selling book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre and was directed by René Clément, from a screenplay by Gore Vidal and Francis Ford Coppola.

James Caan

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Amongst Coppola's classmates at Hofstra were James Caan, Lainie Kazan and radio artist Joe Frank. The following year, Coppola re-teamed with James Caan for Gardens of Stone, but the film was overshadowed by the death of Coppola's eldest son Gian-Carlo Coppola during the film's production.
His classmates at Hofstra included Francis Ford Coppola and Lainie Kazan.

Diane Lane

Also in the cast were Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez, Diane Lane and Tom Cruise.
Lane's breakout performances came with back-to-back adaptations of young adult novels by S. E. Hinton, adapted and directed by Francis Ford Coppola: The Outsiders and Rumble Fish, both in 1983.

Academy Award for Best Director

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Highly regarded by critics, the film brought Coppola three more Academy Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Picture, and made him the second director (after Billy Wilder) to be so honored three times for the same film.

Rob Lowe

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Also in the cast were Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez, Diane Lane and Tom Cruise.
His breakthrough role was his big screen debut in 1983, when he and Emilio Estevez were cast in Francis Ford Coppola's The Outsiders.

Gian-Carlo Coppola

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The following year, Coppola re-teamed with James Caan for Gardens of Stone, but the film was overshadowed by the death of Coppola's eldest son Gian-Carlo Coppola during the film's production.
Coppola was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of set decorator/artist Eleanor Coppola (née Neil) and famed film director Francis Ford Coppola.

Faerie Tale Theatre

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The same year he directed an episode of Faerie Tale Theatre entitled Rip Van Winkle, where Harry Dean Stanton played the lead role.
The series was directed by luminaries such as Francis Ford Coppola, Emile Ardolino and Tim Burton, and would feature numerous Hollywood stars; predominately of the period, in character roles.

Mickey Rourke

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Shot in black-and-white as an homage to German expressionist films, Rumble Fish centers on the relationship between a revered former gang leader (Mickey Rourke) and his younger brother, Rusty James (Matt Dillon).
Soon thereafter, Rourke starred in Rumble Fish, Francis Ford Coppola's follow-up to The Outsiders.

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Born into a family of Italian immigrant ancestry, his paternal grandparents came to the United States from Bernalda, Basilicata.

The Secret Garden (1993 film)

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These discussions led to negotiations for Coppola to both produce and direct the Pinocchio project for Warners, as well as The Secret Garden (which was made in 1993 and produced by American Zoetrope, but directed by Agnieszka Holland) and Hoover, which never came to fruition.
The Secret Garden is a 1993 American-British fantasy drama film directed by Agnieszka Holland, executive-produced by Francis Ford Coppola, and starring Kate Maberly, Heydon Prowse, Andrew Knott, John Lynch and Maggie Smith.

Brian De Palma

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The group included Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Brian De Palma, Terrence Malick, Robert Altman, Woody Allen, William Friedkin, Philip Kaufman and George Lucas.
Michelangelo Antonioni's Blowup and Francis Ford Coppola's The Conversation plots were used for the basis of Blow Out.

Steven Spielberg

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The group included Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Brian De Palma, Terrence Malick, Robert Altman, Woody Allen, William Friedkin, Philip Kaufman and George Lucas.
In 2017, Spielberg, along with fellow directors Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro, Paul Greengrass and Lawrence Kasdan were featured in the Netflix documentary series Five Came Back, which discussed the contributions of film directors Frank Capra, John Ford, John Huston, George Stevens and William Wyler towards recording the events of World War II.

Alden Ehrenreich

Ebert also praised Vincent Gallo's performance and claimed that Alden Ehrenreich is "the new Leonardo DiCaprio".
He made his feature-film debut in Francis Ford Coppola's Tetro in 2009, and also appeared in Coppola's subsequent film, Twixt (2011).

Matt Dillon

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Shot in black-and-white as an homage to German expressionist films, Rumble Fish centers on the relationship between a revered former gang leader (Mickey Rourke) and his younger brother, Rusty James (Matt Dillon). These included major roles for Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio and C. Thomas Howell.
The Outsiders and Rumble Fish had Dillon working with Francis Ford Coppola and Diane Lane.

Tom Waits

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Twixt, starring Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning, Joanne Whalley and Bruce Dern and narrated by Tom Waits, was released to film festivals in late 2011 and was released theatrically in early 2012.
He produced the soundtrack for Francis Ford Coppola's 1981 film One from the Heart, and subsequently made cameo appearances in several Coppola films.

Mary Corleone

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Some reviewers criticized the casting of Coppola's daughter Sofia, who had stepped into the leading role of Mary Corleone which had been abandoned by Winona Ryder just as filming began.
Sofia Coppola, the daughter of director Francis Ford Coppola, was cast in the role after the original choice, Winona Ryder, fell ill. Rebecca Schaeffer was set to read for this role, as well, but was murdered by a deranged fan on the day she was meeting with Ford Coppola.

Winona Ryder

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Some reviewers criticized the casting of Coppola's daughter Sofia, who had stepped into the leading role of Mary Corleone which had been abandoned by Winona Ryder just as filming began.
Later that year, she withdrew from the role of Mary Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather Part III (after traveling to Rome for filming) due to exhaustion.

The Godfather (film series)

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Coppola, with his family, expanded his business ventures to include winemaking in California's Napa Valley, when in 1975 he purchased the former home and adjoining vineyard of Gustave Niebaum in Rutherford, California using proceeds from the first movie in the Godfather trilogy.
The Godfather is an American film series that consists of three crime drama films directed by Francis Ford Coppola inspired by the novel of the same name by Italian American author Mario Puzo.

Stevie Wonder

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Carmine Coppola wrote and edited the musical score, including the title song "Stay Gold", which was based upon a famous Robert Frost poem and performed for the movie by Stevie Wonder.
In 1983, Wonder performed the song "Stay Gold", the theme to Francis Ford Coppola's film adaptation of S. E. Hinton's novel The Outsiders.

S. E. Hinton

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Rumble Fish was based on the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton, who also co-wrote the screenplay. In 1983, he directed The Outsiders, a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton.
Film adaptations of The Outsiders (March 1983) and Rumble Fish (October 1983) were both directed by Francis Ford Coppola; Hinton co-wrote the script for Rumble Fish with Coppola.

Michael Jackson

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In 1986, Coppola directed Captain EO, a 17-minute space fantasy for Disney theme parks executive produced by George Lucas, starring singer Michael Jackson.
Jackson worked with George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola on the 17-minute $30 million 3D film Captain EO, which ran from 1986 at Disneyland and Epcot, and later at Tokyo Disneyland and Euro Disneyland.

THX 1138

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In 1971, Coppola and George Lucas co-produced the latter's first film, THX 1138.
Produced by Francis Ford Coppola and written by Lucas and Walter Murch, it stars Robert Duvall and Donald Pleasence.

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

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The winery displays several of Coppola's Oscars along with memorabilia from his movies, including Vito Corleone's desk from The Godfather and a restored 1948 Tucker Sedan as used in Tucker: The Man and His Dream.
Tucker: The Man and His Dream is a 1988 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Jeff Bridges.

Tower of London (1962 film)

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Impressed by Coppola's perseverance and dedication, Corman hired him as dialogue director on Tower of London (1962), sound man for The Young Racers (1963) and associate producer of The Terror (1963).
Francis Ford Coppola worked on it as dialogue director.