Bourbon Exclusive Be Jardín Escondido by Coppola

Buenos Aires
4746 Gorriti Street 54 11 4834 6166
jardinescondido@bourbon.com.ar

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The Hotel

The BE Jardin Escondido by Coppola invites you to experience a unique experience and brings a bit of Francis Ford Coppola’s story. The filmmaker lived at the location while recording Tetro and left records that can be shared during the visit.

Accommodation

  • Francis Suite

    This apartment’s called Francis Ford Coppola as it was the suite where the filmmaker slept while he lived in Palermo. The closet has a chest where Francis kept the filming equipment.
    The filmmaker lived in Buenos Aires for two years, while recording Tetro, which was released in 2009. Francis Ford Coppola received several Oscar nominations and won the award five times.

  • Ellie Suite

    Located in the reserved garden house, next to the filmmaker's room, was the suite where Eleanor would sleep when Francis had to work till late.
    In 1991, Eleanor directed a documentary reporting the difficulties that the team went through in order to record Apocalypse Now, Coppola's film. This documentary "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse ' won several awards, including an Emmy.
    Eleanor also wrote books, including Notes on a Life, where she writes about their family’s life, available in the library.

  • Roman Suite

    This was Roman Coppola’s room, Francis and Eleanor’s son, he slept in the suite when he came to Buenos Aires to visit his parents, as they lived in Palermo for two years.
    Roman is a music video director in the United States, directing clips for Green Day, The Strokes, Daft Punk, Fat Boy Slim, among others.
    In 2012, Roman Coppola and Wes Anderson won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, with Moonrise Kingdom.

  • Sofia Suite

    This suite belonged to Sofia Coppola who, as her father, was also a filmmaker and screenwriter. She often went to Buenos Aires with her daughter Romy, while visiting her parents.
    Sofia acted in some of Coppola’s films, and was a model and successful filmmaker. She has already directed and written several films.
    In 2003, she won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, with Lost in Translation, as well as becoming the first woman to be nominated to the Oscar for Best Director and won a Golden Lion-top prize from the Venice Film Festival.

  • Bolaño Suite

    This suite honors the Chilean writer Roberto Bolaño. A character from his work ' Noturno do Chile ', inspired Francis while creating one of the characters in Tetro. Also, one of the characters in the movie has the same name as a character from Bolaño's work.

  • Cortazar Suite

    This suite acknowledges Julio Cortazar, an Argentinian writer who lived in Paris, Cuba and Chile for many years, as he did not agree with the Government in his country.
    He is considered one of the most original and innovative authors from his time. He wrote novels and his works inspired many filmmakers.

  • Nieta's Studio

    This studio was Francis’s real workplace. Used to create and develop Tetro, recorded in Buenos Aires.

Leisure and Facilities

  • Library

    The library has numerous stories from Latin American writers, as well as other titles, used by Coppola to develop his film, Tetro.

  • Terrace

    The top of the house has a beautiful terrace surrounded by plants and herbs. A charming and welcoming environment where visitors may have meals, read a book or simply relax.

  • Parrilla

    If you want to have a typical Argentine barbecue, please contact the concierge, and he will provide you with instructions and will make a reservation.

  • Video Library

    In addition to many films directed by Francis Ford Coppola, the video library offers several films that the Director received from Tetro’s casting participants.

Infrastructure

An exclusive hotel. A charming and cozy environment. Francis Ford Coppola and his wife Eleanor carefully chose all of the decoration. There are three levels with gardens, a swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, barbecue area, library, video library and the privacy of seven comfortable and authentic apartments, as well as a beautiful terrace with different types of plants and herbs.

FRANCIS F. COPPOLA

Born in Detroit - 1939, in an Italian-American family, Coppola grew up in Queens ,New York, where his family moved after his birth. The father, Carmine Coppola, was a musician and composer (a song arises in your Tucker: The Man and His Dream, 1988) and his mother was an actress.
Coppola studied at UCLA and made numerous short films there. In the late 1960's, he began his professional career, making low-budget films with Roger Corman and writing screenplays.
Soon after the completion of his first film You're a big boy now, it was offered Coppola the direction of the film version of the Broadway musical, Finian's Rainbow, starring Petula Clark, in what was his first film in United States, and the veteran Fred Astaire. His work with Petula Clark contributed to his nomination for the Golden Globe for best actress.
In 1971 Coppola won an Oscar for his screenplay for Patton. However it was in 1972 that Coppola was able to be recognized worldwide for digirir one of the most acclaimed classic movie, The Godfather (The Godfather), eponymous book adaptation of Mario Puzo. The Godfather won the Oscar for best film and Coppola was nominated for best director and won, along with Puzo, in the best adapted screenplay category.
In 1974 Coppola gave sequence with The Godfather The Godfather: Part II would become the first sequence to win the Oscar for best picture. The Godfather Part II won in five other categories, including best director and best adapted screenplay.
After the success of both The Godfather, Coppola was dedicated to an ambitious project, Apocalypse Now, based on Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad.
In 1981, he presented the restoration of the 1927 film Napoléon. However, only in 1982 it is that Francis returned to performing with the film One From the Heart.
In 1986, Coppola and George Lucas directed the movie Captain Eo, with Michael Jackson as the protagonist, for Disney. This hitherto was considered the film with greater investment per minute of film history.
In 1990 he completed the series of "Godfather" with The Godfather Part III, a major box office success and nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Director and Best Picture.

Awards

  • Academy Awards
  • Golden Globe
  • Cannes
  • BAFTA
  • Patton

    Writing (Original Screenplay) - 1970

  • The Godfather

    Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - 1972

  • The Godfather II

    Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - 1975

  • The Godfather II

    Directing - 1975

  • The Godfather II

    Best Picture - 1975

  • Honorary prize

    Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Prize - 2010

  • The Godfather

    Directing - 1972

  • The Godfather

    Writing - 1974

  • Apocalipse Now

    Directing - 1979

  • The Conversation

    Palm d'Or - 1974

  • Apocalipse Now

    Palm d'Or - 1979

  • Apocalipse Now

    Directing - 1980

Location

The hotel is located in Palermo Soho, a renowned design center in Buenos Aires, with fashion shops, bars, nightclubs and excellent food options, allowing guests to get to know what the destination has to offer.