R | | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
John Cazale appeared in only five films, and all of them involved Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and/or Francis Ford Coppola. This, however, is the only Cazale film to involve all three.
The godfather was born Vito Andolini, in the town of Corleone in Sicily. In 1901 his father was murdered for an insult to the local Mafia chieftain. His older brother Paolo swore revenge and disappeared into the hills, leaving Vito, the only male ...
At Michaels senate committee hearing one of the senate body stands and makes a long statement! The sound is as though he is inches from his microphone ! The microphone wouldn't have worked at that distance so nobody would have heard him unless they were in earshot.
As with the first film no opening credits are shown. Although it is now commonplace for films not to have opening credits, it was considered innovative in 1974.
A 175 minute cut of the film was tested in select markets during its theatrical release in tandem with the uncut version.
English, Italian, Spanish, Latin, Sicilian
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