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Sofia Coppola pays tribute to her mother: “She taught me a lot about beauty and art”

Sofia Coppola used social media, this Friday (19), to pay tribute to his mother, Eleanor Coppola who died a week ago at age 87.

“We said goodbye to our great and cool mother, Eleanor, who taught me so much about beauty and art and how to be real and strong in her own way,” he wrote.

In a note shared by the representative of the filmmaker and Eleanor's husband, Francis Ford Coppola , the documentary filmmaker was “surrounded by her loving family” in her home in Rutherford, California, at the time of her death. She is the director of the trilogy “Godfather ” were married for 61 years.

Along with her husband, she led one of Hollywood's most prolific and successful filmmaking families. Your children Roman Coppola (writer and producer of several Wes Anderson films) and Sofia Coppola (“Encontros e Desencontros” and “Priscilla”) are successful filmmakers. Nicolas Cage , Talia Shire It is Jason Schwartzman They are part of the extended Coppola family.

In 1992, Eleanor won a Primetime Emmy Award for her documentary “Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse,” about the making of Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 war epic “Apocalypse Now.”

She has made several other documentaries about her family's films and, according to an obituary sent by Coppola's representative, was recently editing a documentary about the making of her daughter's 2006 film, “Marie Antoinette” .

(With information from Dan Heching, from CNN Internacional)



Source: CNN Brasil

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