Coppola takes revenge for Boris Johnson’s Godfather tribute

Director of PM’s favourite film scene denounces ‘foolish’ rush towards no-deal Brexit

Westminster trembled in July when Boris Johnson told the Daily Mail his favourite movie scene was “the multiple retribution killings at the end of The Godfather”. But now the film’s director, Francis Ford Coppola, has taken his revenge on the prime minister, ruthlessly denouncing his “foolish” rush towards a potentially catastrophic no-deal Brexit.

Coppola pointed out that Johnson’s love of his 1972 mafia film put him in the company of some of “modern history’s most brutal figures”, including Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi.

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