Film Analysis Of The Godfather By Francis Ford Coppola

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On the 24th of March in 1971 an epic criminal drama “The Godfather” by Francis Ford Coppola was released. In a moment, from young to old, “The Godfather” captured attention of many millions of viewers, critics and politics – every man who was somehow connected with cinema and society. This film can be admired, this film can be criticized, but the fact remains - this film cannot be ignored. “The Godfather” became a brilliant masterpiece, which changed the very concept of what is real movie and in what direction the film industry should develop. One by one the "Godfather" won award by award, conquering film festival by film festival climbing higher and higher in the list of the greatest films in the history of cinema: 12 awards, including 3 Oscar…show more content…
America has made my fortune", a great sense of this film is contained in this opening phrase. The scene immediately becomes tense as soon as the camera starts to slowly move back, close-up shooting a person on the verge, Bonasera, a father, who lived and work honestly for his family and whose live was crushed by hands of rascals. The figure of Bonasera contrasted against a dark background but still staying in the shadows, while we see everything from the perspective of the Godfather sitting in the dark and listening to the petitions, brilliant stage lighting and framing. The cinematography of this movie was smooth with all scenes because Coppola did close-up scenes whenever necessary, and in every single scene the viewer can follow the story to the next scene without wondering what is going on or why. “The Godfather” remains essentially dark and tasteful, and colors are used perfectly to give a true feel of the era it is set in. There is a fair amount of violence, which was accurately filmed; it is not just a mindless violence, which remains rarely gratuitous. Every single sound effect used was played well within each scene, making the scene effective in making it seem real to the viewer. When there are outdoor scenes the viewer can hear the wind, birds, traffic, and other outdoor noises. When the scenes take place indoors, the viewer can hear the footsteps, door shutting or opening, and other indoor noises, which are…show more content…
Big strong family, where everyone is helps each other and do not give each other offense. If we consider the family relationships in the film apart, they will without any doubts are quite exemplary. In spite of popular opinion, there are also beautifully demonstrated a woman's place is in the home and in business, especially criminal. Yes, men's affairs by men and women stay women. Man is a warrior and a getter, a woman is a mother and homemaker. And no need to climb one on another. Love line described deliberately briefly and then began strongly connected with the family line. This is direct link to “Genre theory”, because women in this movie play key

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