By Gene D. Phillips
WITH A FOREWORD via WALTER MURCH Gene Phillips blends biography, studio background, and movie feedback to accomplish the main accomplished paintings on Coppola ever written. The strength at the back of such renowned and seriously acclaimed movies as Apocalypse Now and the Godfather trilogy, Coppola has imprinted his precise kind on each one of his video clips and at the panorama of yankee pop culture. In Godfather, Phillips argues that Coppola has again and again bucked the Hollywood "factory process" in an try and create targeted movies that replicate his personal inventive imaginative and prescient -- usually to the detriment of his occupation and funds. Phillips carried out interviews with the director and his colleagues and tested Coppola's construction journals and screenplays. Phillips additionally reviewed infrequent copies of Coppola's pupil movies, his early tours into soft-core pornography, and his much less celebrated productions similar to One from the center and Tucker: the guy and His Dream. the result's the definitive review of 1 of Hollywood's such a lot enduring and misunderstood mavericks.
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Godfather: The Intimate Francis Ford Coppola by Gene D. Phillips