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  1. 1. Director ResearchProjectThursday, May 30, 13
  2. 2. Youth(Wikipedia, 2013)Born April 7, 1939In Detroit, Michigan, U.S.At the age of nine he contracted polio and spentmost of his time in bed locked away or in thehospital.While he was in bed because of the polio he spent alot of his time setting up puppet theater for himself"Cormans World: Monsters, Mayhem & Breast Nudity! - The Demanders."Cormans World: Monsters, Mayhem & Breast Nudity! - The Demanders.Web. 16 May 2012. <>.CoppolaHigh schoolphotoThursday, May 30, 13
  3. 3. Apprentice(Wikipedia, 2013)"Francis Ford Coppola: Interviews." Francis Ford Coppola:Interviews. Web. 16 May 2012. <>.Graduated from UCLA Film SchoolAt UCLA, Coppola directed a short horrorfilm called “The Two Christophers” inspiredby Edgar Allan Poes "William Wilson".Coppola worked on hisfirst big movie withRoger CormanRogerCormanFilmingCoppolaFilming asanapprentice"And The Oscar Goes To: Roger Corman." -Famous Monsters Of Filmland. Web. 22 May2012. <>.(Wikipedia, 2013)Thursday, May 30, 13
  4. 4. Awards & Honors For TheGodfather Writers Guild ofAmerica Awardfor Best DramaAdapted fromAnother MediumAcademy Awardfor BestPictureAcademy Award forBest Writing (AdaptedScreenplay)David diDonatellofor BestForeign FilmDirectors Guild of America Awardfor Outstanding Achievement inFeature FilmGolden GlobeAward for BestMotion Picture– DramaGolden GlobeAward for BestDirectorGolden GlobeAward for BestScreenplay (Wikipedia, 2013)"Academy Award Winners: BestActor." Coolspotters. Web. 22May 2012. <>."Manny The Movie Guy." Manny The Movie Guy. Web. 22 May 2012. <>."The 2010 Writers Guild of America Awards Winners."MovieWeb. Web. 22 May 2012. <>."Marco Tulio Giordana Drama Earns 16 Nominations for ItalysTop Film Honors." The Hollywood Reporter. Web. 22 May 2012.<>."Hollywood Golden Guy: April 2011." HollywoodGolden Guy: April 2011. Web. 22 May 2012. <>.Thursday, May 30, 13
  5. 5. Techniques/StyleCoppola Tries toincorporate a verydramatic feel tomost of his moviesgrabbing theviewer’s attentionand plays with it"Thread: Godfather: 40 Years If an Offer." Bollywood Fans. Web. 22 May 2012. <>.Coppola liked toincorporate hisitalian cultureinto his moviesand show howmuch family meansto himCoppola also put a lotinto his movies aboutrespect being a hugething and that reallyshows in this scene"Thread: Godfather: 40 Years If an Offer." Bollywood Fans. Web. 22 May 2012. <>."Journal - I Want To Be A Coppola." Journal - I Want To Be A Coppola. Web. 22 May 2012. <>.Thursday, May 30, 13
  6. 6. Films"New Poster for Francis Ford Coppolas TWIXTMovie." New Poster for Francis Ford CoppolasTWIXT Movie. Web. 22 May 2012. <>."The Godfather Part IiiThe Coppola RestorationMovie Poster." , TheGodfather Part Iii TheCoppola Restoration DVDCover. Web. 22 May2012. <>."The InvisibleProvince." :Apocalypse Now.Web. 22 May 2012.<>."MRQE Ranks: TheBest of the BestPictures." The Best OfThe Best Picturesâ!! MRQE â!!the Movie ReviewQuery Engine. Web.23 May 2012. <>."DRACULAAfficheOriginal FR CoppolaGary Oldman." AtMauvais-genres Com.Web. 23 May 2012.<>."Vintage Movie Posters * Rare andOriginal Film Posters." Vintage MoviePosters * Rare and Original FilmPosters. Web. 23 May 2012. <>."The Star Trek SequelMight Feature aSeriously UnexpectedAlien Race!" Io9.Web. 23 May 2012.<>."Listening to TheConversation." Listeningto Coppolas TheConversation. Web. 24May 2012. <>."Facebook to Feature Video Game Based on The Godfather FilmSeries."NothingButSoftware Blog. Web. 24 May 2012. <>."Andipantz."Film & MoviesArchive at.Web. 24 May2012. <>.Malone. "Peggy SueGot Married." 4 Oct.2011. Web. 24 May2012. <>.Thursday, May 30, 13
  7. 7. Quotes About CoppolaCoppola has problems gettingfinancing, so why should Inot have problems gettingfinancing. -Alex WinterI think my favorite, and Coppolaand that whole thing. East coastItalian directors I guess.-Anthony Michael HallThe money part is one of the most difficultthings. Coppola always said I should do atango movie. If it hadnt been for him, I dontknow where we would have gotten the money.-Robert Duvall"Mumbai Underbelly at TIFF." The Times Of India.Web. 24 May 2012. <>.Coppola talking ona talk showThursday, May 30, 13
  8. 8. Quotes By CoppolaWe were raised in an Italian-American household,although we didn`t speak Italian in the house. Wewere very proud of being Italian, and had Italianmusic, ate Italian food. -CoppolaThe Godfather changed my life, for better or worse.It definitely made me have an older man`s filmcareer when I was 29. So now I say, `If I had my oldercareer when I was young, as an older man, maybe Ican have a young film-maker`s career.` -CoppolaWhen I was about 9, I had polio, and people were veryfrightened for their children, so you tended to beisolated. I was paralyzed for a while, so I watchedtelevision. -CoppolaCoppola in his lateryears"Francis Ford Coppola to ReturnInglenook to lower Alcohol" WineReviews, Find the Best Wines, Read theLatest Wine News, Learn about WineTasting and More with 24 May 2012. <>.Thursday, May 30, 13
  9. 9. Legacy - InfluenceFamous dramaticscene from thegodfather"Insanity." Insanity. Web. 24May 2012. <>.Coppola has made many big influences in the waythat people film now.One is that people film their shots, with much lesslight, making them more dramaticAnother being that coppola incorporated a lot ofculture into his movie ‘the godfather’ and thatreally changed a lot about how stories were toldThursday, May 30, 13
  10. 10. Sources"Francis Ford Coppola." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 05 Dec.2012. Web. 14 May 2012. <>."Francis Ford Coppola." IMDb. Web. 14 May 2012.<>."Quotes." BrainyQuote. Xplore. Web. 16 May 2012. <>."Francis Ford Coppola Quotes." Francis Ford Coppola Quotes.Web. 16 May 2012. <>."Google Images." Google Images. Web. 24 May 2012. <>.Thursday, May 30, 13