That old gold movie, that you can’t help but watch over and over in order to memorize some wise, cool lines such as “I’ll make him an offer he can’t refuse”.
The movie was released in 1972 and was based on a crime novel with the same title written by Mario Brazu and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and stars Marlon Brando,Al Pacino among many others.
Weddings are the triumphal end of many dramas, yet this three hours drama starts with a wedding, where we met the family Corleone a sicilian family that rules New York, we met the head of the family Don Vito(Marlon Brando) Corleone also known as the “Godfather” and we met his just come back from the second world war youngest son Michael Corleone, Michael who hates his family business, exploit his sister reception ceremony to introduce his girlfriend to the rest of the family.
After many complications with the other four ruling families, Don Vito sends Micheal to Sicily in order to keep him alive and safe. In Sicily Michael loved and married Appolonia and when she died in a bomb explosion planted by Micheal’s trusted bodyguard, the high values Micheal died too, and new Micheal come back to New York, precede in taking his and his family vengeance ,took Don Vito’s place after his death and became, Don Micheal, the new “Godfather”.
After being nominated for eleven Oscars awards, the movie won three of them; best picture, best adapted screenplay and best actor, which Marlon Brando refused.