"Tetro" movie poster, 2009. Another film written, produced, and directed by Coppola, this film shares the story of a once talented writer who searches for his long lost brother. He finds an unfinished play started by his brother and he attempts to finish it to close both loose ends. It earned $500,000 in the US and nearly $3 million overseas.
Elle Fanning and Francis Ford Coppola on the set of "Twixt", 2011. A writer with a declining career (played by Val Kilmer) arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V (Fanning). This film went from its debut at the San Francisco Film Festival to video on demand in the span of two months.