Sofia Coppola: The Directors Series


Part I – Teen Spirit (above) is the first chapter of The Directors Series’ examination into the films and career of director Sofia Coppola, covering her early music videos and short, Lick the Star (1998) and her breakout debut feature, The Virgin Sucides (1999).


Part II – Captive Hearts (below) covers Sofia Coppola’s twin portraits of melancholy in isolation, Lost In Translation (2003) and Marie Antoinette (2006).



‘The Directors Series’ is an educational/editorial non-profit collection of video and text essays by filmmaker Cameron Beyl, dedicated to appreciating and deconstructing the work of contemporary and classic film directors.


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