Photos: It Looks Like Fun Being A 27-Year-Old Coppola
A couple weeks ago Gia Coppola was on-hand at LACMA's screening of Palo Alto for a brief Q&A. Fielding the usual boring questions from the moderator, 27-year-old Gia lost her train of thought a few times. She was probably a little tired or a little nervous, or perhaps some combination of the two.
This may or may not mean anything, but it's worth throwing out there: there's a whole lotta pot-smoking in Palo Alto. What we're getting at is that if we were the granddaughter of one of the most famous filmmakers of all time, we'd sure as hell be living life to its fullest and dankest. It's your right and duty as a Coppola to enjoy the good life, make beautiful, hazy films and never apologize for going overboard or the occasional cinematic misstep.
We peeked at her Instagram, and there is definitely a Rich Kids Of Instagram vibe going on. Coppola eats a messy cheeseburger with sparkly rings, and prances around the house in Ferragamo and a pair flip flops. The Coppolas aren't just wealthy, they're cool. Her aunt Sofia (whom she resembles) was not only a fixture at the Chateau Marmont in the 90s, she's the only director allowed to shoot extensively there for her film Somewhere. Her cousin Jason Schwartzman, former drummer of a briefly famous indie rock band, was Ground Zero for every annoying Millennial hipster trend, starring as the lead in Wes Anderson's 1998 film Rushmore. Oh, and her other cousin Nicolas Cage? Well, he's just simply the best.
To young Gia: we salute you in continuing the Coppola family tradition of living the good life while also pumping out artistic works of the highest quality and remaining hip as fuck. We hope that you, and your aunt, continue to create more beautiful and alienating films for many years to come. And when your creative juices are all tapped out, there's always the wine business.