'The Bling Ring' Director Sofia Coppola: The Trials, Tears and Talent

The Oscar-winning director tells THR why she wanted to make the true-crime film and discusses the involvement of the celebrity victims of the crime spree. “I met the journalist and she gave me more and more transcripts and I just got more and more fascinated with the story and reading the story about the real kids,” says Coppola. “I’ve never done anything based on a real crime story so I didn’t know how to approach that in my style.”

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