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Coppola Returns to ‘The Outsiders’

Coppola Returns to 'The Outsiders'

Even he calls it a “fall from grace,” going from directing “The Godfather” I and II, “The Conversation” and “Apocalypse Now” as well as writing “Patton” accumulating five Oscars in the ’70s to a director-for-hire of such movies as “The Cotton Club” “Peggy Sue Got Married” and “Gardens of Stone.” The job Francis Ford Coppola took in early 1982, “The Outsiders” may have seemed like one of those projects, but it came to him through the mail and became a labor of love. A.P. A.P. takes a look at Coppola.

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