capote, hooded coat(noun)
a long overcoat with a hood that can be pulled over the head
capote, hooded cloak(noun)
a long cloak with a hood that can be pulled over the head
A long coat or cloak with a hood.
A coat made from a blanket, worn by 19th century Canadian woodsmen.
a long cloak or overcoat, especially one with a hood
Origin: [Sp. capote (cf. F. capote.), fr. LL. capa cape, cloak. See Cap.]
Capote is a 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote, following the events during the writing of Capote's non-fiction book In Cold Blood. Philip Seymour Hoffman won several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actor, for his critically acclaimed portrayal of the title role. The movie was based on Gerald Clarke's biography Capote. The movie was filmed mostly in Manitoba in the autumn of 2004. It was released September 30, 2005, to coincide with Truman Capote's 81st birthday.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ka-pōt′, n. a long kind of cloak or mantle. [Fr., dim. of cape, a cloak.]
The numerical value of capote in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of capote in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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We wanted to experiment in film the way Capote had experimented in literature.
Well, we've only had a certain number of executions in the last few years- whatever it was- and two of them were for the personal convenience of Truman Capote.
A society person who is enthusiastic about modern painting or Truman Capote is already half a traitor to his class. It is middle-class people who, quite mistakenly, imagine that a lively pursuit of the latest in reading and painting will advance their status in the world.
It was not an easy decision on their part and they had to think long and hard about it, and I think some of them still feel ambivalent about participating… One of the results of… ‘In Cold Blood' is that we have a lot of sympathy for the killers, because of how Truman Capote told that story… not excusing them for what they did, but seeing them as three-dimensional human beings. ..[and] all of these films kind of celebrate the killers in a perverse way…. the family felt very violated by the experience. They felt violated by ‘In Cold Blood.’.
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