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The Letter Francis Ford Coppola Sent to John Lennon Revealed

A invitation from the genius director to John Lennon.

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Francis Coppola’s letter to John Lennon, a member of The Beatles band, that he wanted to work together on Apocalypse Now, was revealed.

Francis Coppola‘s letter to John Lennon, one of the members of The Beatles group, was published during the preparations of 1979’s Apocalypse Now.

The letter, written in March 1977, includes statements that Coppola wanted to work with Lennon on the film.

Coppola, who lived near a volcano in the Philippines during the post-production of Apocalypse Now, which is about an epic war film, invites John Lennon to dinner.

Unfortunately, Lennon rejects this offer, despite the efforts of Francis Coppola. In the letter Lennon wrote in response to the master director, it is seen that the two came together but could not work together on the project due to the incompatibility of their work schedules.

Here is the letter of Coppola:

Response of John Lennon:

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Televised Masterpieces of Masters are on the March Edition of Altyazı Magazine

Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg, Krzysztof Kieslowski and more!

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Televised Masterpieces of Masters are on the March Edition of Altyazı Magazine

The March edition of “Altyazı” magazine, following by film-lovers with highly-anticipated, is taking attention again.

Altyazı cinema magazine’s March edition has a part of legendary series of master directors Composed of eleven articles and extending from the 1950s to the 2010s, the file reveals the unforgettable contributions of the auteurs to the format of the TV series, which is today its most prestigious, and the ingenious methods developed by filmmakers for the small screen.

Televised Masterpieces of Masters are on the March Edition of Altyazı Magazine

A frame from “Scenes From a Marriage” (1973-1975) on the cover of the 205th issue of Altyazı, the film is one of the peaks of Ingmar Bergman’s filmography. Engin Ertan focuses on the impact of the series, which is accepted as a reference point in terms of relationship narratives, and their place in the history of the film.

What else is in the “Televised Masterpieces of Masters File?

Aslı Ildır writes about the impressive aspects of Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955-1965), one of the pioneering works of cinema’s master directors to bring their creativity to the small screen, and how Hitchcock “blinked” to the audience with this anthology. Guvenc Atsuren taking to the hand the striking vision of Mike Leigh in Five-Minute Films (1975), which he shot for the BBC in the early period of his career. Yeşim Tabak is the writer of R.W. Fassbinder‘s epic adaptation of Alfred Döblin’s novel Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) and Erman Ata Uncu working on Steven Spielberg‘s Amazing Stories (1985-1987). One of the monumental productions of TV history, Decalog (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1989-1990) is written by Coşkun Liktor, Twin Peaks (David Lynch, 1990-1991) is written by Fatma Cihan Akkartal, Kingdom (Lars von Trier, 1994-1997) is written by Janet Barış. Also, Edgar Wright‘s cult series Spaced (Kaan Denk), Oliver AssayasCarlos (Eren Odabaşı), Jane Campion‘s Top of the Lake (Selin Gürel) are included.

You can access the magazine via altyazi.net

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Agnès Varda’s Short Film Opened to Access For Free

Agnès Varda’s short film is on YouTube.

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Agnès Varda’s short film “The Little Story of Gwen From French Brittany” is now available for free on YouTube.

Agnès Varda‘s short film “The Little Story of Gwen From French Brittany” is now available for free on YouTube. Agnès Varda is one of the most successful female directors of the French New Wave movement.

“The Little Story of Gwen From French Brittany” focuses on the story of Gwen Deglise, Varda’s friend.

You can see the short film released by American Cinematheque below.

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