Thursday, November 14, 2019

Francis Ford Coppola Quotes

I never went to a psychologist or psychiatrist in my life. Never. You know, Italians are a little prejudiced against that kind of thing. Francis Ford Coppola

My film is not a movie; it’s not about Vietnam. It is Vietnam. Francis Ford Coppola

I remember teachers who really singled me out for their discouragement. Francis Ford Coppola

By working in the morning, I find a sense of peace; it’s isolated peace, but I can definitely be in touch with my feelings, and then I just start. Francis Ford Coppola

I liked to work in a shop down in the basement and invent things and build gadgets. Francis Ford Coppola

I don’t think there’s any artist of any value who doesn’t doubt what they’re doing. Francis Ford Coppola

I have more of a vivid imagination than I have talent. I cook up ideas. It’s just a characteristic. Francis Ford Coppola

You have to really be courageous about your instincts and your ideas. Otherwise you’ll just knuckle under, and things that might have been memorable will be lost. Francis Ford Coppola

The whole reason one wants to do lower budget films is because the lower the budget, the bigger the ideas, the bigger the themes, the more interesting the art. Francis Ford Coppola

I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated. The very earliest people who made film were magicians. Francis Ford Coppola