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This masterpiece led to Francis Ford Coppola's destruction but will finally receive a very special restored edition

This masterpiece led to Francis Ford Coppola's destruction but will finally receive a very special restored edition

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Francis Ford Coppola is a director everyone knows, but one film that ruined him is now getting a restored version.

Francis Ford Coppola is a director who occupies a place in the history of world cinema thanks to films such as “The Godfather” (1972), “Apocalypse now(1979)Bram Stoker's Dracula(1992), “The Godfather II” (1974) and others. Likewise, he has worked with some of the best actors of all time – Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, John Cazale, Robert Duvall, James Caan, Diane Keaton, and others. Although there are many signed masterpieces to his name, there is one film that led Francis Ford Coppola to ruin.

After he established his own studio American Zoetrope, the first film he produced and directed, was a real flop that forced the director to declare bankruptcy. From the initial budget of $2 million, it became $25 million.

Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope studio was designed specifically to produce this film. The movie though Critics consider it a masterpiecedidn't get the box office it deserved, with little more than that 600 thousand dollars. Adam Suleiman, from IndieWire“It's pure commitment to craftsmanship that creates,” he says One from the heart One An important source of inspiration for modern musicEven when we look back.”

This prompted the director to accept different types of work to regain his wealth, to the point of financing $120 million from his own pocket for his next film, “Megalopolis.” More than 40 years after its debut The problematic film will now receive a special edition.

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Great comeback

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it's called “One from the heartAccording to the official synopsis, the film “centers around Hank (Frederick Forrest) and Frannie (Teri Garr), who break up on their fifth wedding anniversary.” They follow different paths and take to the streets, meeting and spending the night with strangers: Hank with the seductive Lila (Nastasja Kinski), a runaway circus performer, and Frannie with Ray (Raúl Julia), a handsome bartender. Pianist and singer. After another confrontation, Frannie says that she is leaving Hank for Ray and that they plan to run away to Bora Bora. However, Hank follows her to the airport in a last ditch effort to get her back.
After “debuting” last September in Venice Film Festival With a new version with an additional 19 minutes The 4K restored version will hit theatersThanks to the distributor Rialto pictures.
Regarding the film and the new version, Francis Ford Coppola said during the premiere at the festival: “I've always loved “One from the Heart.”Despite the disruption it caused to my American Zoetrope dreams. but, There is magic in cinema, and when I made this film in 4K, it was clear that I could improve the story. This remake is an improvement in many ways and I'm proud of what has been achieved with One from the Heart: Reprise.
Despite its financial failure, the film It received an Academy Award nomination, in the Best Original Song category. This musical has One of the best soundtracks in cinema historywritten by Tom is waiting And Crystal Gayle. With over 40 years of career and 30 albums, Tom Waits is one of the best musicians in history Who worked several times with Francis Ford Coppola. The legendary musician has an impressive track record, from Grammy Awards to Oscar nominations.

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