In the Mood for Love
The Most Visually Striking Films
Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola

Director

Oscar winner Sofia Coppola is the writer and director behind such films as The Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation and the new Apple TV+ release On the Rocks. As a filmmaker, Sofia has forged her own trademark cinematic style. For A.frame, she shares five movies that she finds visually striking.

1

In the Mood for Love

2000

You can’t take your eyes off every beautiful frame of this poetic, romantic film.

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In the Mood for Love
2000
97 Mins | PG
A man (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) and a woman (Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) learn their spouses are cheating.


2

The Leopard

1963

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Epic grandeur. I love the ball scene—seeing it on a big screen is so unforgettable!

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The Leopard
1963
195 Mins | PG
An Italian prince (Burt Lancaster) finds his nephew (Alain Delon) a wife (Claudia Cardinale).


3

All the President’s Men

1976

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It is a classic of this genre. It has the best sets, lighting that has been emulated over and over and compelling visual storytelling.

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All the President’s Men
1976
138 Mins | PG
Reporters (Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman) link Watergate to the White House.


4

La Notte

1961

A great looking film plus Italy in the 1960s. I love the party scene and the Jean Moreau scene in the car in the rain.

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La Notte
1961
122 Mins | 16
An Italian couple (Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau) break up by night, then reunite by day.


5

Jane

2017

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Beautiful and inspiring ’70s photography of Jane Goodall discovering Africa. 

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Jane
2017
90 Mins | PG
Jane Goodall's groundbreaking chimpanzee research revolutionizes science.


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