Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola has been awarded the Princess of Asturias Prize for Arts this year. The president of the jury, Jose Llado y Fernandez-Urrutia called the director, “an exceptional storyteller who figures prominently in the history of the cinema. His career has been a continuous struggle to maintain total entrepreneurial and creative independence and in all facets he has evolved as a director, producer and screenwriter”. Source: www.euronews.com)