of Release : 1972
Language : English & Italian
by : Francis Ford Coppola
: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall
needed here. Film adaptation Mario Puzo's 'brilliant and brutal' portrayal of the Corleone family, the film set new standards
for gangster movies. The glorification of crime in a new level that wasn't imagined before. A level of duty and honour. An
amazing screenplay out of a brilliant novel, certainly any director's delight. Marlon Brando's life like portrayal of Don
Vito Corleone. His perfect Italian accent. Al Pacino as Micheal Corleone transforming from a calm dutiful American having
opinions against the family business to the godfather. The haunting background score. The brutal coldness in every murder
shown in the film. Hearing Don Corleone saying "I'll make an offer that he can't refuse". I'll stop it here else I'll fill
this page with points that struck me.
: Difficult to pick, but I think its the scene in which Tom Hagen conveys death of Sonny Corleone to the Godfather.
Just watch the Don sighing after hearing the news of his son's death. I would say that sigh alone can make him win for the