Sofia Coppola Weds in Grandparents' Italian Hometown

The filmmaker married her longtime musician boyfriend, Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars, at the Coppola family's villa in Bernalda.
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Filmmaker Sofia Coppola was married in Italy over the weekend in the village that was home to her grandparents.

The Academy Award-winning director wed her longtime musician boyfriend, Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars, according to media reports.

The pair married in a civil ceremony before 80 guests at the Coppola family's villa in the southern Italian town of Bernalda.

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Wearing a custom lavender gown by Azzedine Alaia, the 40-year-old bride walked down the aisle on the arm of her father, Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola, who owns the estate.

Coppola and rocker Mars, 34, have two daughters: Romy, age 4, and 15-month-old Cosima.

Coppola won the screenwriting Oscar for her movie Lost in Translation and became the first American woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for directing.

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Her most recent film, Somewhere, starring Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning, hit U.S. theaters in December.

Coppola's first marriage, to director Spike Jonze, ended in divorce in 2003 after four years.

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