What It Was Really Like Seeing The Godfather In 1972

Apr 14, 2022 597


"The Godfather" is a film so legendary that its very name is practically synonymous with the art of cinema itself. The film focuses on the Corleone crime family, led by Don Vito Corleone (played by the incomparable Marlon Brando), whose young son Michael (Al Pacino) embarks on a dark descent into his family's business. This leads to a fair amount of heartbreak, betrayal, and bloodshed along the way.

Since its release, so much has been said and written about Francis Ford Coppola's highly influential adaptation of Mario Puzo's famous novel. Everything from the film's brilliant (and endlessly quotable) script to its engaging performances to its impeccable cinematography has been scrutinized and dissected.

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