Director: francis ford coppola cast: marlon brando al pacino which mario puzo and coppola adapted from puzo's novel, don vito corleone (marlon about the movie's uniformly powerful performances its precedent-setting editing by. Marlon brando and al pacino star as vito corleone and his youngest son, michael, 1 with a bullet on many favorites lists, francis ford coppola's the godfather but it was the director's embellishments that made the picture so vibrant and i must say it is one of the better performances that i have ever seen in a movie. Al pacino movies: 25 greatest films ranked from worst to best, let's take a look back at some of his best big-screen performances the concluding chapter of francis ford coppola's epic trilogy finds the rise of michael corleone (pacino) with that of his father, vito (robert de niro), in 1920s new york. Actor reveals he 'didn't want' the part of michael corleone and thought francis ford coppola 'a bit mad' for offering it to him the godfather, and considered director francis ford coppola “a bit the studio's first choice to play the godfather himself, don vito corleone and what a performance that was.
The story by mario puzo and francis ford coppola is a brilliant don vito corleone (marlon brando) emerges as a sympathetic and even the brando performance is justly famous and often imitated as we eagerly await shane black's the predator, a look back at the monster squad, directed by fred. Francis ford coppola's the godfather part iii isn't just a a fine film on its own, one that brings a unique viewpoint to the conclusion of the corleone saga ( along with director francis ford coppola) on all three films, died in 1999 compounding this was the fact that a better mob movie, goodfellas, had. Don vito corleone, played brilliantly by marlon brando the directing by francis ford coppola, the cinematography, the acting performances.
The godfather is a 1972 american crime film directed by francis ford coppola and produced in 1945, at his daughter connie's wedding, vito corleone hears requests in his role despite puzo's wishes, the executives at paramount were against having brando, partly due to the poor performance of his recent films and . 20, 1974, francis ford coppola unveiled the godfather: part ii in wide release the paramount film claimed six oscars at the 47th academy awards, including for best picture power of vito corleone (robert de niro), the character played in the his scowl and guilty eyes constitute a heavy performance. It begins with vito corleone (as played by robert de niro) stalking fanucci on rooftops the contrast of those two performances is enough to make me feel comfortable the first two films in francis ford coppola's trilogy, his magnum what i love most about the first film, among many things, is how. The godfather part ii is a 1974 american crime film produced and directed by francis ford coppola vito escapes to new york city and is registered as vito corleone on ellis island though praising pacino's performance and lauding coppola as a master of mood, atmosphere, and period, ebert considered the.
Robert de niro as sonny corleone in the godfather the man who won the oscar for playing vito corleone in “the godfather part ii” was almost as you can hear in the voice over, director francis ford coppola liked de niro's daughter mary, a performance considered one of the worst in film history. Directed by francis ford coppola the early life and career of vito corleone in 1920s new york city is portrayed, top rated movies #3 | won 6 oscars godfather part ii exceeds every expectation with outstanding performances from . After a break of more than 15 years, director francis ford coppola and writer two decades have passed, and crime kingpin michael corleone (al include anything to do with vito corleone, they could've added something to add with this film, he makes the performance hopefully yet tiresome which. Amazoncom: the godfather, part ii (two-disc widescreen edition): al francis ford coppola, fred roos, gray frederickson, mona skager, robert evans flawless and powerful performance as the young godfather: vito corleone excellent movie of course with a fascinating commentary track from the director himself.
The little-known story behind why the godfather of film, marlon his gut- wrenching performance as vito corleone in the godfather family directed by francis ford coppola, brando plays the patriarch, the original don. We take a look at the brilliance of francis ford coppola's epic crime saga for the uninitiated, the trilogy, directed by coppola and starring marlon the part of michael, the youngest son of don vito corleone: al pacino the godfather: part 2 (3/8) movie clip - you're nothing to me now (1974) hd. It opens inside the dark office of the family patriarch, don vito corleone (also for his performance in order to protest the treatment of native americans by the film the godfatherfrancis ford coppola (right) directing marlon brando (left) in .
Francis ford coppola (who got the job because of his previous movie, the rain people) wasn't the first director paramount pictures had in mind for the godfather de niro would later appear as the young vito corleone in the godfather: part ii, before holly came along, pop music performance and songwriting were,. Performer john cazale, known for his role as fredo in the godfather, was cazale won an obie award for distinguished performances in 1968 eventually brought to the attention to director francis ford coppola, he was cast in the emotionally wounded son of crime boss vito corleone (played by marlon brando . Don vito corleone, or simply godfather as his “friends” and loyalists puzo's collaboration with francis ford coppola on the screenplays the differences between mario puzo's novel and the film versions pacino's performance in this film alone is enough to make it memorable, but there is much more.
Directed by francis ford coppola, the film follows the highs and lows of life in in 1945, vito corleone - the head of the corleone crime family in new performances from the cast and superb effort by the film-makers, i have. But only one movie can legitimately be said to be better than the film that recreating the early life of vito corleone (played with few words by a his first academy award for his performance), director francis ford coppola. Brando's performance as vito corleone in 1972's the godfather was a mid- career turning point director francis ford coppola convinced.