“Coppola still has fascinating things to say about the movie and will do so in the course of our conversations. But what he’s really interested in talking about is something else. Something new. It is a film called Megalopolis, and Coppola has been trying to make it, intermittently, for more than 40 years. If I could summarize the plot for you in a concise way, I would, but I can’t, because Coppola can’t either. Ask him. ‘It’s very simple,’ he’ll say. ‘The premise of Megalopolis? Well, it’s basically… I would ask you a question, first of all: Do you know much about utopia?’”
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