The Best Advice Sofia Coppola Received From Her Dad, Francis Ford Coppola: “Don’t Wait for Permission”

by W Magazine Team

Sofia Coppola looks up to a lot of people: among them, Lee Radziwill, Anna Sui, and Julie De Libran. Yet despite her high-flying circle of friends, her most valuable advice came from her dad, who told her, “Don’t wait for permission. You just do things, and hopefully people will follow.” Because what else, when your dad is Francis Ford Coppola?