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Francis Coppola: My favourite street (in enRoute)

Francis Ford Coppola’s most famous scenes may be set in New York, but he’s been a Californian since his days at UCLA.

In 1972, when he started work on The Godfather, the director set up operations on Kearny Street in San Francisco’s North Beach neighbourhood.

An acclaimed vintner and hotelier, Coppola also finds the time to executive produce his daughter Sofia’s upcoming movie Somewhere, starring Benicio Del Toro. Read map