Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Francis Ford Coppola is a notable writer, director, producer, technological pioneer and one of the most influential filmmakers of our times. Francis Ford Coppola rose to prominence in the 1970s – his first great success was crime film The Godfather. The family saga led the way for a number of critically acclaimed and awarded films, including The Conversation, The Godfather: Part II and Apocalypse Now. In later years the filmmaker failed to reach the same level of success and admiration that he enjoyed during the 1970s, however, Francis Ford Coppola still remains an exceptional figure in the history of cinema. Learn more about the talented filmmaker, his life and career in this book.