Sofia Coppola is a long-term ”fan” of Nicole Kidman.
The 46-year-old director – who’s the daughter of filmmaking icon Frances Ford Coppola – solid the actress in her new film ‘The Beguiled’, and has stated she wrote the function of the headmistress with Nicole in thoughts as she did not wish to work with anybody else.
Speaking to the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sofia stated: ”I have been a fan for a few years. I had her in my head after I was writing the headmistress. Her gravitas and her humour, I knew would match completely.”
And it is not simply 50-year-old Nicole that Sofia is a fan of, as she lately praised the ”actual” look of Kirsten Dunst, who additionally stars in ‘The Beguiled’.
Asked why she implored Kirsten to maintain her look the identical, Sofia defined: ”There is a stress for girls to be excellent and also you see so many actresses who’ve excellent enamel and the whole lot is symmetrical.
”I really like faces that look pure and imperfect, I feel that is extra attention-grabbing. It seems like there’s a pink carpet Hollywood look that’s so excellent when previously there have been completely different sorts of faces – just like the actresses from the 70s.
”Now actresses must be like fashions however I am at all times drawn to girls who really feel actual.”
Sofia additionally rubbished ideas she advised Kirsten to drop some pounds for the film, which centres on an injured soldier who finds himself on the run through the American Civil War.
Clarifying her unique remarks, Sofia advised Stylist journal: ”I do not keep in mind the way it was stated however I keep in mind we talked concerning the function and I possibly stated, ‘Oh, it is the Civil War so all of them must seem like they do not have lots,’ or one thing. But I did not inform her to drop some pounds.”
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