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Hollywood Foreign Press Association. His family now lives in East Islip, New York. May 13, Jr Bacdayan rated it really liked it. The family receives fish wrapped in Brasi’s bullet-proof vest, indicating that Luca “sleeps with the fishes.

A strong heroine that would put battle with the men? The Coppola Restoration oadrino several new special features that play in high definition, along with additional scenes. You blow their brains all over your nice Ivy League suit. Archived from the original on April 16, The novel covers the years toand also provides the back story of Vito Corleone from early childhood to adulthood.

They are the same. No wonder it’s so popular. Editors Guild Magazine via Internet Archive.

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Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola []. I’m gonna make her an offer she can’t refuse. But his ideals are kinda cool. Once he returns to America, he is no longer the man he used to be. Meanwhile, in a time of war, the marrio was beginning to view the mafia rather than Cowboys as the great American hero. At times I found myself believing tha The epic masterpiece of mafia fiction.

Well I could start with a long dissemination of Mario Puzo’s simplistic and repetitive prose. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun Times praised Coppola’s efforts to follow the storyline of the eponymous novel, the choice to set the film in the same time as the novel, and the film’s ability to “absorb” the viewer over its three-hour run time.


Best Director – Motion Picture. Under his retired father’s tutelage, Michael orchestrates a plan to relocate the Corleone family’s power base to Las Vegas.

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Archived from the original on June 26, This brings me to the question, did Kay ever learn about Apollonia? Kay gives birth to two children by the early s, and with his father at the end of his career and his brother too weak, Michael takes the family reins. I do think that this is the book’s strongest point. With Michael’s trip to Sicily, the narrative perspective shifts and the story becomes his. I saw the movie few years ago and loved it. A ol portrayal of the Mafia underworld, The Godfather introduced readers to the first family of American crime fiction, the Corleones, and their powerful legacy of tradition, blood, and honor.

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How much did I hate it? At the funeral, Tessioa Corleone capoasks Michael to meet with Don Barzini, signalling the betrayal that Vito had forewarned.

Ruddybased on Mario Puzo ‘s best-selling novel of the same name. Against all odds, he ends up executing the two men in an Italian restaurant, during one of the most thrilling and suspenseful scenes ever created.

Retrieved July 17, But they do have one thing in common. What should I take away from the book? Nearing the start of filming on March 29, Michael Corleone had yet to be cast.

Read it to understand how defeat …more Read it for the quotes. Prior to his death, Marlon Brando provided some voice work for Vitowhich was eventually deemed unusable and was dubbed over by a Brando impersonator. Before the filming began, the cast received a two-week period for rehearsal, which included a dinner where each actor and actress had ik assume character for its duration.


The wisdom of Don Vito Corleone is disarming, it arouses feelings of respect also in the readers, making the godfather one of the most charismatic characters ever. Retrieved Paerino 1, Putnam’s Sons Publication date. The plotting is excellent.

Retrieved July 18, Continuing Puzo’s habit, as seen in The Godfatherof featuring characters who are close analogues of real life events and public figures as Johnny Fontane is an analogue of Frank SinatraWinegardner features in his two Godfather novels analogues of JosephJohnand Robert F. I’m gonna talk to my mom. Love theme from The Godfather. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. British Board of Film Classification.

Betting against the odds”. Es una novela muy completa puzl atrapa al lector y que impide la indiferencia. The characters are unforgettable, from the central figure of Don Corleone himself, who is given a lengthy flashback section familiar to fans of The Godfather, Part IIto secondary characters such as Luca Brasi a sort of Sicilian Keyser Soze, whose very name terrifies people and Johnny Fontane a Frank Sinatra stand-in, given his shot at stardom by the Don.

Vito Corleone’s backstory appeared in the second film, with his character performed by Robert De Niro. The novel contains an appendix that attempts to correlate the events of the novels with the events of the films. So if the Taliban kill people, then pray, it’s fine? Archived from the original on July 7,