I’ve read that movie was an unmitigated financial disaster that plunged Coppola into a massive debt that took him several years to get out of.
Yeah the history behind the film is just as interesting and really is heartbreaking in some ways. It’s quite tragic really as the film would’ve been a hit I think if given the proper chance to be. The film though at the same time captures what makes him such a great filmmaker. He’s a rebel and makes the film he wants. You have to admire someone who is uncompromising of wanting nothing short of their vision being accurately presented.