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From Performances To Soundtrack, 7 Reasons Why Sofia Coppola’s ‘Priscilla’ Should Be On Your Must-Watch List

At the heart of ‘Priscilla’ are the unforgettable performances by Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi. 

Shot from Sofia Coppola’s ‘Priscilla’

‘Priscilla’ is a biographical drama by Academy Award winning filmmaker Sofia Coppola. It is inspired from the 1985 memoir "Elvis and Me”, written by Priscilla Presley and Sandra Harmon. As the film releases today on December 15, let us tell you that the film highlights the life of teenager Priscilla Beaulieu who meets Elvis Presley at a party, who is on his meteoric rise to be the rock 'n' roll superstar. 

Here are 7 reasons why you should not miss out on this mesmerizing project:  

Fabulous Performances

At the heart of ‘Priscilla’ are the unforgettable performances by Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi. While Spaeny takes over with the charm and strength of Priscilla, Elordi's portrayal of Elvis Presley adds to the project’s authenticity and charisma. Together, they bring a dynamic energy that will keep you hooked much after the credit rolls.

Sofia Coppola's Touch

Sofia Coppola, who is known for her visually stunning films, yet again gets her signature touch to Priscilla. With the directorial brilliance of ‘Lost in Translation’ and ‘The Virgin Suicides’, she yet again aims to give a cinematic experience that transcends the ordinary. Coppola's ability makes the film a visual and narrative masterpiece.

The Love Affair

The film showcases the turbulent love story that transcends time and societal boundaries. And the chemistry between Spaeny (Priscilla) and Elordi (Elvis Presley) is palpable, and highlights the complexities of their relationship. As the narrative unfolds, get ready to experience the highs and lows of love in a way that only Sofia Coppola could deliver.


Sofia Coppola is known for curating soundtracks that become the film's identity, and ‘Priscilla’ is no exception. With songs such as Baby, I Love You, Crimson & Clover, and Country, the project is elevated by a mix of classics and contemporary tunes.


Priscilla certainly offers a nostalgic journey to a bygone era, and captures everything, from the fashion to the music, thereby letting the audience relive the magic of a period that continues to influence popular culture. It was an era that was defined by its charm and allure, so why miss it if you can witness it again?

The Themes

Beneath its exterior, the film explores the complexities of fame and the sacrifices made in the pursuit of love. Sofia Coppola masterfully captures these themes and builds the narrative, leaving viewers with a sense of introspection.

A Visual Feast

The film, crafted by Coppola and her cinematography team, puts you in a time frame which is like a timeless painting, capturing the characters and the era in exquisite detail.