Film Analysis Of The Godfather

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The Godfather is a film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and written by Mario Puzzo and Francis Ford Coppola. Based on the novel The Godfather by Mario Puzzo. It stared many great actors such as Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, and Robert Duvall. It’s release date was March 24, 1972. The Godfather is an American crime film, and is considered one of the most iconic movies of all time. The filmmaker communicated his ideas with the viewers through use of cinematography, mis-en-scène, editing, acting, narrative structure, and sound in an outstanding way. The Godfather is about the Corleone crime family and the many problems that arise when being one of the most powerful crime families in New York. The Corleone family is lead by Don Vito Corleone. The film starts off at Vito’s daughter’s wedding, and is taking in requests, since no Sicilian can refuse a request on the day of his daughter’s wedding. Problems begin to arise later on in the film after the wedding when Vito refuses to share his political connections with Sollozzo who is part of a different crime family. He refuses to share his political connections because he doesn’t want to get involved in the drug business. Vito Corleone’s refusal leads to one of his most trusted hit man Luca Brasi getting killed. It also leads to an assassination attempt on Vito’s life. He survives getting shot multiple times. His first born son Sonny becomes acting Don, while Vito is recovering from his injuries. Michael, his other son
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