Francis Ford Coppola

Masters of Cinema


An essential introduction to one of the world’s greatest directors


Stéphane Delorme


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Overview
  • Francis Ford Coppola (USA, b. 1939) is the oldest of the generation of ‘movie brats’, including Scorsese and Spielberg, who breathed new life into the Hollywood of the 1970s. He revived the glory of the studio age with the legendary Godfather saga (1972 – 90), explored the soul of America at war in Vietnam with Apocalypse Now (1979) and has directed some of the greatest actors, including Brando, Pacino and De Niro. Having outgrown the role of director decreed by the major studios, he is now an independent producer and continues to direct films with undimmed brilliance (Tetro, 2009).



Specifications

MASTERS OF CINEMA
Essential introductions to the work of the world’s greatest directors

Comprehensive, authoritative, yet concise and accessible monographs on leading figures in the history of cinema

Organized chronologically, from the director’s earliest works to their most recent films

Clear and insightful texts written by some of the world’s most respected specialists – film critics, journalists and scholars

Richly illustrated with 100 images, including film stills, set photographs, film sequences and posters, some of which have rarely been seen before

Useful guide to the seminal films of the best directors

Includes a detailed biography, filmography and plot summaries


 

About the author(s)
Stéphane Delorme has been editor-in-chief of Cahiers du cinéma since 2009. He has been a member of the selection committee for the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival since 2003.


MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES

Tim Burton
Scorsese on Scorsese
Eastwood on Eastwood
Cannes Cinema
Billy Wilder
Orson Welles
Charlie Chaplin
Ingmar Bergman
Federico Fellini
Alfred Hitchcock
Clint Eastwood
David Lynch
 
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