Left-wing Hollywood filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is “embarrassed” by Boris Johnson’s love for his bloody 1972 Oscar-winning film The Godfather, comparing the UK prime minister to Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi.
Asked by the Daily Mail during his successful leadership challenge in July what his favourite piece of filmmaking was, Johnson replied without hesitation, “the multiple retribution scene in The Godfather.”...
Coppola wants Britain to stay in the E.U. and told London’s Financial News on Friday Brexit is a disaster more reminiscent of the 1979 war film Apocalypse Now.
He also compared the prime minister to Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi.