Monday, June 15, 2009

Director Francis Ford Coppola discusses his latest film, "Tetro," his first original screenplay since "The Conversation." It is his most personal film to date, arising from memories and emotions from his early life, and it tells the story of two brothers and the secrets and conflicts within an Argentine-Italian family. "Tetro" is playing in New York at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema. More information and tickets here.


Francis Ford Coppola

Comments [6]

Chicago Listener

The Conversation is a wonderful movie. Gene Hackman's character is bookended nicely with the role he played in Enemy of The State.

There's also a more recent German film called "The Lives of Others" which fans of The Conversation should enjoy.

Jun. 17 2009 03:09 PM
Enrique from Elizabeth, NJ

And who said i was using or intended to use italian to pronounce/write his name. I used spanish for his use of Marible in the movie. But if is any consolation to you, my father ENRICO, chose Enrique to name me instead...

Jun. 15 2009 01:47 PM
Mike from Downtown Manhattan

Re: coment #1

The Italian for Francis is Francesco, not Francisco.

Jun. 15 2009 01:06 PM
Sandra from Astoria, Queens

Can't wait to see this!

But I'm sorry to see even the great old filmmakers turning to digital video. It's just not the same. Call me a purist.

David Lynch's INLAND EMPIRE did not have the crisp visual beauty of his other films (not to mention that it was a muddled rehash of MULHOLLAND DRIVE, but that's another discussion).

Jun. 15 2009 12:54 PM
Mike from Downtown Manhattan

Saluto il grande maestro del cinema americano!

Jun. 15 2009 12:50 PM
Enrique from Elizabeth, NJ

...well 'Francisco', i didn't like The God Father. Maybe 'cause i read the book b4, 90% of the actors that played the book's different characters didn't fit -that's just me-. However, i want to see your new film. I like Vincent's and Maribel's work.

Jun. 15 2009 12:24 PM

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