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Mario Puzo's The godfather

Author: Francis Ford CoppolaMario PuzoAlbert S RuddyMarlon BrandoAl PacinoAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is the late 1940s in New York and "Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a powerful Mafia "family." His youngest son Michael had defied Vito by enlisting in the Marines to fight in World War II. Michael has returned with no intention of continuing the family business, but after several assassination attempts on his father's life, Michael wants revenge on the men responsible. He is groomed as the new don, leading  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Gangster films
Crime films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Mario Puzo
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Ford Coppola; Mario Puzo; Albert S Ruddy; Marlon Brando; Al Pacino; James Caan; Richard Castellano; Robert Duvall; Sterling Hayden; John Marley; Richard Conte; Al Lettieri; Diane Keaton; Abe Vigoda; Talia Shire; Gianni Russo; John Cazale; Rudy Bond; Al Martino; Morgana King; Lenny Montana; John Martino; Salvatore Corsitto; Richard Bright; Nino Rota; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415740496 9781415740491
OCLC Number: 247557804
Language Note: In English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: "The Coppola restoration"
Based on the novel by Mario Puzo.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972.
"Newly remastered"--Container.
Special features: Commentary by Francis Ford Coppola.
Credits: Director of photography, Gordon Willis ; production designer, Dean Tavoularis ; costume designer, Anna Hill Johnstone ; edited by William Reynolds and Peter Zinner ; music composed by Nino Rota ; art director, Warren Clymer ; restored by Robert A. Harris.
Cast: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Al Lettieri, Diane Keaton, Abe Vigoda, Talia Shire, Gianni Russo, John Cazale, Rudy Bond, Al Martino, Morgana King, Lenny Montana, John Martino, Salvatore Corsitto, Richard Bright.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1973: Best actor (Brando); best picture; best writing.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (177 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono.
Other Titles: Godfather (Motion picture)
Godfather
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola ; screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola ; produced by Albert S. Ruddy.
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It is the late 1940s in New York and "Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a powerful Mafia "family." His youngest son Michael had defied Vito by enlisting in the Marines to fight in World War II. Michael has returned with no intention of continuing the family business, but after several assassination attempts on his father's life, Michael wants revenge on the men responsible. He is groomed as the new don, leading the family to a new era of prosperity, then launching a campaign of murderous revenge against those who once tried to wipe out his family.

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