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Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939)is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. One of the pioneers of the “New Hollywood” filmmaking movement of the 1960s and 1970s, Coppola is the recipient of five Academy Awards, six Golden Globes, two Palmes d’Or and a British Academy Film Award. His film adaptation of the The Godfather is considered a cinematic milestone, and it is currently ranked as #2 on AFI’s prestigious list of the greatest films of all time.