Director: Sofia Coppola
Country: USA

2023 | 113 min. | English
Subtitles: German
FSK | Nicht geprüft / No clearance (18+)

Cast_ Cailee Spaeny, Jacob Elordi, Dagmara Domińczyk Screenplay_ Sofia Coppola Camera_ Philippe Le Sourd Producer_ Sofia Coppola, Lorenzo Mieli, Youree Henley Rights_ MUBI

After Baz Luhrmann’s ›Elvis‹, Sofia Coppola’s new film fundamentally shifts the perspective. The director turns the spotlight on his wife Priscilla – and the result is stunning!

In September 1959, the 14-year-old Priscilla Beaulieu meets Elvis Presley, who is ten years her senior, in Bad Nauheim, Hesse. To the chagrin of her parents, the teenager falls in love with the “King” and coaxes their permission for her to move to Graceland. - Sofia Coppola adapts Priscilla Presley’s memoir in tones that are delicate on the surface but in fact conceal a crystal-clear and uncompromising look at the truth. Evoking a close emotional kinship to the sisters in ›The Virgin Suicides‹, to Charlotte from ›Lost in Translation‹ and to Marie Antoinette, Priscilla is shown as a young woman locked in a gilded cage, imprisoned by a patriarchal system. Jacob Elordi (›Euphoria‹) and Cailee Spaeny, who received the award for Best Actress in Venice, shine as mismatched soulmates. A bittersweet love story suspended in time.


Sofia Coppola made a groundbreaking debut with ›The Virgin Suicides‹ and won an Oscar for the screenplay of ›Lost in Translation‹. Since then, she has directed feature films, music videos and commercials, blending pastel aesthetics and feminist storytelling in a style that remains influential.



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