"Japan is the most intoxicating place for me. In Kyoto, there's an inn called the Tawaraya which is quite extraordinary. The Japanese culture fascinates me: the food, the dress, the manners and the traditions. It's the travel experience that has moved me the most."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Roman Coppola on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Roman Coppola on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Roman Coppola on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Roman Coppola on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Roman Coppola on Benjamin Franklin
"When I'm in London, Claridge's is a great favourite. I'm a big fan of art deco architecture and the rooms are extraordinary."
"Recently, I was in Bernalda, my dad's ancestral home town in Italy. He has just refurbished a palazzo and turned it into a hotel, so we had my sister's wedding there. It was beautiful."
"That's a hobby of mine - to do whatever I can for unusual for-hire creative projects. I am waiting for someone to really challenge me - obviously I'm often approached to do film related work, but I would be very happy to design a bar or an amusement park ride. I would love to be an imagineer!"
"Relationship movies are often made for a female audience."
"The more you travel, the better you get at it. It sounds silly, but with experience you learn how to pack the right way. I remember one of my first trips abroad, travelling around Europe by rail, fresh out of high school. I brought all these books with me and a paint set. I really had too much stuff, so I've learnt to be more economical."