Coppola Will Be Guest Of Honor At Deauville Film Festival

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July 20, 2011 | 2:15pm EST

Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola will be celebrated for his career achievements at the upcoming Deauville American Film Festival in France.
The Godfather filmmaker will be honored alongside fellow director Todd Solondz and actors Danny Glover, Naomi Watts and Shirley MacLaine.

Coppola will also take part in a special question and answer session at the annual French event, which is devoted to American cinema, reports trade paper Variety.

The festival kicks off in the seaside resort of Deauville on 2 September.