Friday, October 29, 2021

The Godfather at 50

The Godfather is a 1972 film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, who co-wrote the screenplay with Mario Puzo, based on Puzo's best-selling 1969 novel of the same name. The film stars Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, and Diane Keaton.
The Godfather received universal acclaim from critics, with praise for the performances of Brando and Pacino, the directing, screenplay, cinematography, editing, score, and portrayal of the mafia. The film won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Actor (Brando), and Best Adapted Screenplay.
The Godfather is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential films ever made.

Don Vito Corleone: "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse."

"Revenge is a dish best served cold."

"A friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimate your faults."