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Much like the new Emma Watson film, 'The Virgin Suicides' showcased Coppola's knack for capturing the world of teenage girls. Coppola went on to do 'Lost in Translation' and establish herself as a top directorial talent. As for the movie's young cast, some went on to bigger and better things while others were barely ever heard from again.
Read on for the full interview. Except for John Hughes movies, which I loved. I was also into girly snapshot photography that I saw coming out of Japan… so it was all related to what I connected with.
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It is not important how the Lisbon sisters looked. What is important is how the teenage boys in the neighborhood thought they looked. There is a time in the adolescent season of every boy when a particular girl seems to have materialized in his dreams, with backlighting from heaven. Sofia Coppola's "The Virgin Suicides" is narrated by an adult who speaks for "we"--for all the boys in a Michigan suburban neighborhood 25 years ago, who loved and lusted after the Lisbon girls.
A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents. Sofia Coppola Jeffrey Eugenides. Melissa Kent James Lyons.
Based on the best selling debut novel of the same name by American author Jeffrey Eugenidesthe film tells of the lives of five teenage sisters in a middle-class suburb of Detroit during the late s. After the youngest sister makes an initial attempt at suicideher sisters are put under close scrutiny by their parents, eventually being confined to the home, which leads to their increasingly depressive and isolated behavior. Like the novel, the film is told from the perspective of a group of adolescent boys in the neighborhood who are fascinated by the girls. Shot in in Toronto, the film was director Sofia Coppola's debut feature.