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Would you like some Coppola again?


In 1986, the director signed a successful family comedy and an intimate drama against the backdrop of the Vietnam War. Peggy Sue got married and Stone gardens are released on DVD thanks to the publisher Carlotta Films. Do not deprive ourselves.

We get lost. Should we say Francis Ford Coppola or simply Francis Coppola? According to the case, the first would have achieved Peggy Sue got married and the second Stone gardens. The two films date from 1986. It’s a funny period in the filmmaker’s career. For him, it’s about recovering from the bitter failure of Heart stroke. He is on the verge of bankruptcy. Its studios, Zoetrope, are for sale. His grandiose dreams have gone up in smoke. He even accepts orders. Peggy sue is one of them. Initially, the project was aimed at Penny Marshall (Jumpin’Jack Flash, Big) with Debra Winger – what happened to her? – in the title role. We know the rest. Coppola walks behind the camera and Kathleen Turner – who has heard from her? – put on frilly dresses and plaid pants. This mother in the middle of a divorce faints at the alumni ball and wakes up in her high school in 1960. She contemplates her past with new and informed eyes.

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