She whitewashed a NBPOC Latina character in her film ‘The Bling Ring,’ explored the hostile ‘otherness’ of Japan through the eyes of an expat white woman in ‘Lost in Translation,’ and managed to create an entire film around the sympathetic plight of a white woman aristocrat so selfishly removed from her people that she requested they “eat cake” while starving in ‘Marie Antoinette.’ Continuing the trend in ‘The Beguiled,’ her white women protagonists are the victims of a male Union soldier without any accountability for being Daughters of the Confederacy. Because gender dynamics, not racial ones!
Should Sofia Coppola Stay In Her White Lane? Sure. But That Means Acknowledging Her Racism.