Coppola Reflects On “Marie Antoinette” Flop

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After her acclaimed breakout with 1999’s “The Virgin Suicides” and driving excessive on many best-of-year lists in 2003 with “Misplaced in Translation,” anticipation for Sofia Coppola’s subsequent movie was sky excessive.

What was delivered was 2006’s “Marie Antoinette,” a extremely stylised punk interpretation of the lifetime of the queen within the years resulting in the French Revolution.

The Kirsten Dunst-led movie debuted at an notorious Cannes premiere earlier than releasing to polarised and divisive evaluations over its free portrayal of actual historic occasions together with a number of inventive selections.

Mixed with incomes $60.9 million off a $40 million finances, the film was thought of one thing of a high-profile flop on the time, even because it has been reappraised a bit by critics within the years since.

Practically twenty years later Coppola, talking in regards to the movie’s legacy, acknowledged to Self-importance Honest it was a flop however is completely satisfied that it has subsequently discovered an viewers:

“I’m all the time completely satisfied that I get to make what I wish to make. I used to be completely satisfied we received to make that film, however no person noticed it […] It was a flop. So the truth that it’s lived on and folks speak about it has been actually satisfying as a result of a lot work went into it. It makes me completely satisfied that now it’s form of discovered its approach and folks get pleasure from it.”

Within the years since, Coppola has directed “Someplace,” “The Bling Ring,” “The Beguiled” and “On the Rocks”. The feedback come as Coppola’s latest movie, “Priscilla,” has been chosen because the Centerpiece movie of the upcoming New York Movie Competition.