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Marie Antoinette, Sofia Coppola: “The film was a flop, but I’m happy it found its audience”

Marie Antoinette, Sofia Coppola: "The film was a flop, but I'm happy it found its audience"

Director Sofia Coppola admitted that the film Marie Antoinette was not a box office success, but over the years it has won over viewers.

Marie Antoinette, Sofia Coppola: 'The film was a flop, but I'm happy it found its audience'

Sophia Coppola talked about the movie Marie Antoinette, not initially received particularly positively. The director did not hesitate to call the feature film a flop, despite having loved the project.

Unsatisfactory receipts

Talking with Vanity FairSofia Coppola commented on the results of Marie Antoinette, which grossed 60 million worldwide against a budget of 40 million, declaring: “I’m always happy to have the chance to make what I want to shoot. I was happy when we could make that movie, but nobody saw it“.

The director added: “And it was a flop. So the fact that she continued to have her own life and people talk about it was really satisfying because she required so much effort. It makes me happy that now he’s kind of found his way and people appreciate that“.

Priscilla: Everything we know about Sofia Coppola’s Priscilla Presley biopic

The new biopic

Coppola will present his next film, Priscilla, at the Venice Film Festival 2023. The project will tell the story of Priscilla Presley, played by Cailee Spaeny. In the role of the king of rock there will instead be Jacob Elordi, one of the interpreters of the Euphoria series.

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