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Sofia Coppola: The Most Visually Striking Films
Sofia Coppola
Sofia Coppola
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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
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You can’t take your eyes off every beautiful frame of this poetic, romantic film.

2
The Leopard
1963
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Epic grandeur. I love the ball scene—seeing it on a big screen is so unforgettable!

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.

4
La Notte
1961
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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.

5
Jane
2017
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Beautiful and inspiring ’70s photography of Jane Goodall discovering Africa. 

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