Vito Corleone

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  • Vito Corleone: The Godfather

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    Vito Corleone, the “godfather” of the family is a very diverse character. He is intelligent, clever and an excellent speaker. Like the tagline of the movie, he frequently makes an “offer he can’t refuse”. Another trait is his ability to read people, especially during Bonasera’s plea to the don. He is also a ruthless person, if he cannot deal with words, guns and bullets will. Even with his supposed evil, he is seen as many as a very loving father and many people love him. He was clearly hurt when

  • Vito Corleone: Marlon Brando In The Godfather

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    INTRODUCTION Vito Corleone, played by actor Marlon Brando in The Godfather, is the mafia don of the Corleone crime family (Coppola 1972). Due to his social and political capital, Corleone has a great deal of influence over his family and associates, as well as politicians and law enforcement in New York, which can be considered one of his most important assets (ibid). The negotiation being analyzed is Corleone’s meeting with the Virgil “The Turk” Sollozzo, a New York drug trafficker who is backed

  • Film Analysis Of The Godfather

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    Throughout the film with being the Godfather, Vito is continually asked by relatives and close friends to complete favors for them in effort to solve their problems. This factor implies that during this time the Mafia was an influential organization that operated behind the scenes. In the film, John Fontane is having trouble with receiving a movie role that he has desired. As a result, Vito has a member confront the director Jack Woltz to make a very desirable deal. This does not end up well do

  • ##re Analysis : The Godfather Movie Of The Gangster Genre

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    written by Mario Puzo and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The lead character is played by Al Pacino (Michael Corleone), with supporting actors Marlon Brando (Vito Corleone), James Caan (Sonny Corleone), Robert Duvall (Tom Hagen), Kay (Diane Keaton) The story of this movie is about the book Mario Puzo "The Godfather based on one of the most powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). And when the youngest son, Michael (Al Pacino), begins to join the family Mafia, a business

  • What Is The Theme Of The Godfather

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    James Caan, Richard Conte among others. The theme of violence is evident all through the film. The story of ‘The Godfather’ is told with a closed world, it gives the audience a chance to review the Mafia utterly on its own terms. Character Don Vito Corleone played by Marlon Brando, is seen as a sympathetic and admirable character. As all through the film, he does everything that is expected from a mafia, which receives approval from the audience. In the movie, there is no civilian causality of an

  • Themes Of The Godfather

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    justification for the life of crime as an alternate means of achieving the American Dream. The themes that are central to Mario Puzos Godfather are criminal legitimacy and revenge, in which Puzo chronicles the ascent of the Corleone Mafia family under the leadership of Don Vito Corleone, a criminal mastermind, and his sons. Drawing parallels to American corporate structure, Don Vito's benevolent authority is founded on supreme organizational control, calculated judgment, and swift retaliation against all

  • Breakdown Of The Godfather

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    A breakdown of the movie: The Godfather (1972) “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” If this quote stands out to you then you’ve probably seen the all-time classic mafia film, The Godfather (1972). This quote tells tales about a more confusing time, when you simply could not take no for an answer; if you did, your credibility and legacy would have diminished into thin air. Therefore, the “acts of persuasion” used that coincided with a declined offer spoke volumes to not only the recipient

  • Movie Review : The Return Of Superfly

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    The film American Gangster was released on November 2nd, 2007 and was directed by Ridley Scott. The movie was based on the book The Return of Superfly by Mark Jacobson. Some of the principle actors in the movie were: Russell Crowe as Detective Richard “Richie” Roberts, Denzel Washington as Frank Lucas, and Cuba Gooding Jr. as Leroy Nicholas “Nicky” Barnes. The film is well-known as a mobster film because it based on the true story of Frank Lucas and the drug rings in Harlem. In the film, both the

  • The Anti-Hero in ’The Godfather’ (part one) and ‘Of Mice and Men’

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    Not only can the surrounding environment and consequent lifestyle our characters lead make a significant impact on a film, a likeably or at least some sort of sympathy with our protagonists is crucial to its success. Our predominant Anti-hero, Vito Corleone, the Don of the family, is a man who, with politicians in his pocket, connections to every field in business and a substantial bit of wealth to his name, has the sway to have a large say. From camera-shots screened from his perspective, to the

  • Narrative Voice In The Godfather

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    Introduction Mario Puzo was an American Screenwriter and Author who is best known for his Novel which was later adapted into one of the most famous movie series of all times The Godfather. Mario Puzo was born on October 15,1920 in an area of New York known as Hell's Kitchen. Mario's Father was an illiterate and poor immigrant who abandoned Mario and his mother during Mario's early teens as he was diagnosed with schizophrenia and was institutionalized.Mario's mother wanted Mario to be a railroad