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Sofia Coppola & Thomas Mars Wed

Sofia Coppola, Thomas Mars Wed in Italy

Originally posted 08/27/2011 04:00PM

Sofia Coppola and her longtime rocker beau, Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars, were married Saturday in a civil ceremony in Italy.

The filmmaker went back to her roots for the event, saying "I do" at her family's villa in the Southern Italian hamlet of Bernalda, hometown of Coppola's grandparents.

About 80 people attended the evening ceremony at Palazzo Margherita, a stunning historical building owned by the bride's father, director Francis Ford Coppola, who walked his daughter down the aisle.

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Sofia Coppola Planning Summer Wedding with Rocker Boyfriend | Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola Planning Summer Wedding with Rocker Boyfriend

Originally posted 05/24/2011 12:30PM

Director Sofia Coppola's latest project? A wedding!

The Somewhere director will marry longtime rocker beau, Thomas Mars, in August at her family's villa in Bernalda, which is in southern Italy.

"Yes, they are getting married and having an intimate family wedding," her rep tells PEOPLE.

The wedding, Coppola's second, will take place in the Palazzo Margherita, a 19th-century villa which the director's father, Francis Ford Coppola, has rebuilt and is renovating. The family is originally from the region, and Coppola's great-grandfather came from Bernalda.

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Sofia Coppola Expecting Second Child


Sofia Coppola Expecting Second Child

Originally posted 12/16/2009 09:30AM

Director Sofia Coppola and Thomas Mars, the frontman for the band Phoenix, are expecting their second child, the rocker has confirmed.

In a backstage interview with Chicago's WXRT, the French-born musician, seemingly surprised, nodded affirmatively when asked about partner Coppola being pregnant.

Coppola, 38, and Mars have been together for four years, and have a 3-year-old daughter, Romy. Coppola was previously married to director Spike Jonze.

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