Find the best quotes by Roman Coppola.
Years go by. I go here, I go there, I have all sorts of adventures, and then I look back and say, ‘Wow that’s kind…
The more you travel, the better you get at it. It sounds silly, but with experience you learn how to pack the right way. I…
The director is the ultimate creative arbiter of what’s going to happen. And as a director myself, you really appreciate collaborating with people who are…
That’s a hobby of mine – to do whatever I can for unusual for-hire creative projects. I am waiting for someone to really challenge me…
Recently, I was in Bernalda, my dad’s ancestral home town in Italy. He has just refurbished a palazzo and turned it into a hotel, so…
On ‘Darjeeling,’ I was on set every day and I acted as the second unit director and a producer on that film. I was there…
In my films that I’ve directed, and my work in commercials and videos, I’ve rarely used handheld. It’s just not something I’m drawn to, but…
I’m a writer and director, and the movie I’ve seen a million times is ‘Stardust Memories’ by Woody Allen, starring Woody Allen and Charlotte Rampling.
I really value distinctive movies, movies that feel that they came from a person that was really something that they had conceived and they made…
I love ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ and I love ‘Bugsy Malone.’ I haven’t seen ‘Bedknobs and Broomsticks’ in a long time, but I remember loving…
When I’m in London, Claridge’s is a great favourite. I’m a big fan of art deco architecture and the rooms are extraordinary.
A movie that I’m involved with and have a lot of love for, which is ‘On The Road,’ does use a lot of handheld. It…
To make personal movies that you are the author of, is quite a difficult thing. It takes a lot of stamina.
Sometimes in writing you have difficult periods and then other times it just flows.
Relationship movies are often made for a female audience.
Movies are magical. Sometimes it just works, it catalyzes, and everything falls into place, and no one knows exactly how or why.
I grew up in San Francisco and moved to L.A. about 20 years ago, and now my main home is in Hollywood.
Film is like eating to me. It feels completely natural.
Don’t imitate. Write what you know about, that has to be your goal.
Anything that you think is wild or fun, or can’t wait to see or show your friends, go for it.
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