In 1996, legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola sat down with author R.H. Greene to talk about his films, working with Robin Williams and his understanding of death. This interview was wonderfully animated for the lost interview series “Blank on Blank”
We move through life very fast and it’s not a matter of how long you live it’s a matter of how well you live. But that’s the theme sort of Camus’ The Happy Death. There are people who die young but they die happy because they’ve done a whole lifetime’s worth. …Death is a funny thing and it’s obviously on the back of everyone’s minds or their psychology whether they want to admit it or not.