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Max O'Connell

Francis Ford Coppola Movie Essay - Tetro Film

Looking Forward While Looking Back: The Recent Films of Francis Ford Coppola

“Coppola’s recent work is not a ‘return to form,’ whatever that means, but rather part of an ongoing exploration of what the form can do, showing an artist increasingly interested in only trying things he hasn’t done before.”

Love, Society and Nations in ‘The Age of Innocence’ and ‘The Remains of the Day’

“‘The Age of Innocence’ and ‘The Remains of the Day’ both explore strict societal expectations, unwritten rules and how they box people in, keeping them unhappy.”