Having been raised on the units of her father’s films, Sofia acquired a eager eye for filmmaking, however her work stands in stark distinction to that of her father’s. Whereas Francis explores darkish themes and options bloody imagery in his movies, Sofia embraces her “girly” facet, as critics name it. “I simply really feel like I’ve a female viewpoint and I am comfortable to place that on the market,” she informed The Guardian. “We definitely have sufficient masculine ones.”
Not that Sofia feels compelled to distinguish herself from her father, she merely needs that credit score is given the place it is due. “Once I first began, individuals would say issues like, ‘Oh, your casting was very well carried out. Did your father or your husband [ex Spike Jonze] show you how to?'” she remembered in the identical interview. “And that was actually insulting, clearly. You would not say that to a male director.”
Whereas dad might have taught her the instruments of the commerce, Sofia’s work speaks for itself: Following the premiere of Misplaced In Translation, she turned the youngest feminine director to be nominated for Finest Director on the Academy Awards, the place she gained Finest Unique Screenplay, and has acquired important approval for her different films, together with The Virgin Suicides, The Beguiled and The Bling Ring.