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    The Godfather

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    Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather (1972) is among the best films ever produced. Consistently ranked as one of the top three films by the American Film institute, this gangster film sits among the likes of Citizen Kane (1941), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), and the more recent Schindler’s List (1993) (American). When it was released, The Godfather was nominated for ten Academy Awards, and won three: Best Picture, Best Actor (Marlon Brando), and Best Adapted Screenplay. The film was adapted from the

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    The Godfather

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    The Godfather is the story of a Mafia family. It follows the rise of Michael Corleone within the family. Michael was once a war hero and did not want to be involved in the family business. When his father is shot though, Michael takes revenge on the people who did it and becomes a part of the Mafia lifestyle. When his older brother is murdered, Michael ascends to become the boss of the family, and proves to be more ruthless than his father and brother combined. The scene that I am analyzing is one

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    The Godfather

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    our reticence faded into commentary. Somehow the factitious world contained in that electronic box inspired us to notice each other. We watched and we talked. So when it was deemed that I was mature enough to watch the network premier of `The Godfather' I was not only anticipating a good movie, I was looking forward to family bonding. I positively loved to listen to my father and older brothers (I'm the baby) engage in dialogue and repartee in response to the TV. Their insight brought more to light

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    The Godfather, The Movie

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    having children, all which play a distinctive role in the movie. The Corleone crime family is one of the Five Families operating in New York and in other parts of the United States. Beginning with Vito Corleone also known as Don Corleone and the Godfather which is the founder and head of the Corleone family and Mama corleone, a loyal wife and loving mother, followed by their children Michael Corleone the youngest son, who had no plans to join the families businesses but abolished his former plans

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    The Godfather

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    Throughout the 1971 classic Mario Puzo’s The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Corleone, is seen transforming from the assimilated American to a cold-blooded Sicilian gangster. This essay will analyze the various events that changed Michael and detail his transformation. The shooting of Vito Corleone is Michael’s motivation behind the assassination of Sollozzo and McClusky. Michael’s subsequent exile to Sicily is followed by the incidental murder of his wife. These major events in Michael's

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    Godfather

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    Mario Puzo created “The Godfather” (1969) after the release of his novel “The Fortunate Pilgrim”. Puzo received the idea from a reader that suggested that he should write more about the mafia. When Puzo pitched the idea of “The Godfather” to the editors he was turned down eight times before getting the approval. After the novel’s release in 1969 it became an instant success and Hollywood took notice. Francis Ford Coppola was eventually named the director of the novel turned film, and shortly after

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    Family in The Godfather

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    family matter? Yes- family always matters. It is necessary to have some sort of family structure in order to have a stable foundation. This need for stability and structure is how the family survives and the children find safety. In the movies The Godfather and Scarface we will discover how the two differ when it comes to family and family business. These two patriarchs have different views on family and how the family is involved in the business. In this discovery one struggles to gain and maintain

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    The Godfather the Movie

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    The Godfather the Movie THE GODFATHER, made in 1974, details the Corleone crime family in Manhattan during the mid 1930s. The Don, Vito Corleone, played by Marlon Brando, leads his organization against a relentless narcotics push by a rival family, the Sollozzos. Vito Caleone does not want anything to do with drugs because he believes they will be the downfall of the Mafia. The story, covering a ten year time period, offers a rich tapestry of Mafia life from the inside, drawing the audience

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    The Godfather

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    The Godfather Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Based on Mario Puzo's novel The Godfather was based in the late 1940's in New York City. The story is about the Corleone family, which is headed by Vito Corleone. He had four sons. The quick to act older son is Santino, also known as Sunny. The next son is Fredo and the youngest son is Mechael which was in the military at the start of the movie and later stepped up to be the head of the family business. Finally, there is the adopted son Tom who Sunny

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    famous films because we as children are shaped by what we see our parents do, they shape and mold our behavior. In this essay I evaluating my opinion by exploring the main importance of family influence in the characters’ lives in the film: The Godfather. The first film of the trilogy tells of a traditional American family, more precisely from New York who, like many immigrant families, struggle to maintain the traditions of their country of origin

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