Diane Lane on Why Paris Can Wait

by Luca Celada July 31, 2017

Eleanor Coppola famously directed Hearts of Darkness, behind-the–scenes documentary and companion piece to husband Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now, the groundbreaking rethinking of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness as the ultimate Vietnam-era existential war movie. At the age of 80 she has now directed her feature film debut, Paris Can Wait starring Diane Lane as a woman of a certain age who takes a wide detour through the French countryside – and the midlife rethinking of her marriage on the way to Paris and perhaps beyond. The HFPA’s Alessandra Venezia asked Lane about the film and the certain je-ne-sais-quois that can sometime derail the best-laid plans – especially in France…