7 Greatest Films Directed by Sofia Coppola

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Lost in Translation (2003) - JioCinema

This film follows the unlikely friendship between an aging actor (Bill Murray) and a young woman (Scarlett Johansson) who find solace in each other while navigating the complexities of life in Tokyo.

The Virgin Suicides (1999) - N/A

Adapted from Jeffrey Eugenides' novel, "The Virgin Suicides" marks Coppola's directorial debut. The film portrays the lives of the enigmatic Lisbon sisters and their tragic fate in a suburban neighborhood during the 1970s.

Marie Antoinette (2006) - Prime Video

A modern interpretation of the life of the infamous French queen, played by Kirsten Dunst. Coppola infuses the historical biopic with contemporary music and vibrant visuals, creating a visually stunning and emotionally resonant portrayal of a young woman.

Somewhere (2010) - Prime Video Rent

A famous actor (Stephen Dorff) who reevaluates his life and relationships while spending time with his young daughter (Elle Fanning). The film is praised for its minimalist storytelling, quiet moments of introspection, and atmospheric cinematography.

The Bling Ring (2013) - N/A

Paraphrase: A collective of high-school students embarks on a series of break-ins targeting the residences of prominent celebrities, aiming to steal valuable possessions such as designer clothes, footwear, and jewelry worth millions of dollars.

The Beguiled (2017) - ZEE5 Rent

Based on the novel by Thomas P. Cullinan and a remake of the 1971 film, "The Beguiled" is set during the American Civil War and follows a wounded Union soldier (Colin Farrell) who seeks refuge at a girls' school in Virginia.

Priscilla (2023) - MUBI

Sofia Coppola’s Priscilla is about Priscilla Presley, wife of Elvis. The director excels in exploring the inner lives of women (girls, really) who are often dismissed because they attract powerful men, and are swaddled in privilege.

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