Whenever Sofia Coppola finishes making a movie, she throws all her memories into a box: script drafts, magazine clippings, costume accessories Polaroid photos. Anything that takes up space on her desk or is pinned to a bulletin board during a shoot.
“You build up a lot of stuff while you’re making the movie, and when I was young it all looked like crap,” Coppola recently told Vogue over the phone. “I’ll throw everything in the corner and never really think about it again.”
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during COVID- The pandemic shut down the world at 1999, however, Coppola used her downtime to screen “A dozen” boxes were stacked at her home in Napa, California. What used to look like “garbage” – Sundance Virgin Dead Sundance premiere poster, marked copy of The Vanity Fair article inspired The Bling Ring – suddenly with more nostalgic value.
“I took a step back and realized, oh wow, I think I have a ton of work right now,” Coppola said. “I realized that if I liked a certain filmmaker, I’d be interested in seeing all these behind-the-scenes footage.”
With her first book and eighth feature film due out this year Coming out later, Coppola called up Vogue for an exclusive chat to discuss what we can expect from both.