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Wrote 'Notes: On the Making of Apocalypse Now' (published by Faber & Faber, 1979)
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Eleanor Coppolla | Mom & Dad | Mom | Eleanor Neil
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I'm this housewife who suddenly decided to write and direct a film. It was terrifying, but part of the challenge was cutting through all of your fears and just going for it. 
In the Godfather films, Diane Keaton
plays an American Protestant who marries into a large Italian Catholic family. This is not unlike Eleanor herself, who married into the Coppola family. In fact, Keaton has said that her performance was inspired by Eleanor.