When Life Without Zoe, directed by Francis Ford Coppola and written by a very young Sofia, was released as part of the anthology film New York Stories in 1989, it was largely panned by movie critics, who called it silly.
But 20 years later, the film is enjoying a new life among fashionistas. Nylon magazine this month featured the 12-year-old Zoe — who lives in a luxurious hotel like Eloise — as a cinematic icon, complete with her oversized Chanel wardrobe.
Here’s a 10 minute clip of the film from YouTube. You can decide: charming or indulgent?