History. e Commission was formed by Vito Corleone during e Pacification of New York in e 1930s.. In 1948, after e murder of Vito Corleone's son Sonny, a meeting was held in order to broker a peace between e ring Corleone and Tattaglia families. Emilio Barzini presided over e meeting and acted as a mediator. At e meeting, Vito realized at e o er New York dons had secretly. • e interior shots of e meeting of e Dons was filmed at e boardroom of e Penn Central Railroad on e 32nd floor above Grand Central Station [Exteriors: Federal Reserve Building, Wall Street] • Old St. Patrick's Ca edral on Mulberry Street was used for e christening scene interiors. A . e Godfa er Part II is a 1974 American crime epic produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starring Al Pacino & Robert De Niro. e film is bo s. Coppola is stunningly efficient in his scene construction - every scene in e Godfa er as his protagonist and en having her die wi in e first minutes of e film. Likewise, as Coppola wrote in .. McKeever, Christine ed. e Godfa er Chapter 5: Meeting wi Sollozzo - Chapter 7: Luca Brasi Sleeps wi e Fishes Sum y. 21, · Frequently cutting between scenes at feature religious imagery and biblical passages, and acts of brutal, deadly violence make e Godfa er's infamous Christening montage intentionally jarring and help establish e type of Don Michael has become. Vito's youngest son renounces e devil at e altar and promises to protect his nephew in e name of Christ. When e Godfa er is talking to Johnny Fontaine in his office, Sonny is also present. en e scene cuts to e entrance of e wedding cake outside. Sonny can be seen wi e white flower in his lapel standing by e cake. en e scene goes back to e office where Sonny is still present wi e Godfa er. e Godfa er is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola who co-wrote e screenplay wi io Puzo, based on Puzo's best-selling 1969 el of e same name. e film stars lon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John ley, Richard Conte, and Diane Keaton.It is e first installment in e Godfa er trilogy. 20, 20 · e Godfa er: Anatomy of a scene David omson. and nowhere more acutely an in e scene in which Michael goes to a meeting wi Sollozzo and McCluskey and executes em. e scene does appear in some television airings of e film (in place of edited versions of e murder scenes) and is in e Godfa er: A el for Television (1977). Genco is still mentioned in e film, when Sonny complains to Tom about not having a time consigliere. 18, · Movie scene - Don Vito Corleone was visited by his godson, e singer Johnny Fontane.He asked for Vito's help to secure a film role at would boost his fading career. e head of . e Godfa er (1972) Salvatore Corsitto as Bonasera. Don Corleone: We have known each o er many years, but is is e first time you've come to me for counsel or for help. I can't remember e last time you invited me to your house for a cup of coffee, even ough my wife is godmo er to your only child. 16, · Al Ruddy called a meeting wi Colombo himself to discuss terms, and Colombo said he would back off if e word was struck from e script easy to do, since e word only appeared in it once. Don't miss e Mob Mondays presentation of e Godfa er, Monday, ust 3 at 1:30/12:30c on AMC, followed by e Godfa er: Part II at 5:30/4:30c. 30, · e Godfa er Minute 159: Al Almost Nearly Ne. e baptism of Connie and Carlo’s child continues, Cheech gets a shave, Al puts on his old police uniform, and Clemenza walks up e stairs. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. 51 min. 23, . e Godfa er Minute 158: Franky Five Lobbies. One of e last acts of Don Corleone as Godfa er is to bring back e peace by calling for a meeting of e five families. You can watch e scene here. Corleone makes e case for why narcotics are some ing he wants to stay out of. en ano er guy stands up and makes e case for narcotics. Scene. e movie begins wi Bonasera, a man seeking a favor, visiting Don Corleone in e Godfa er's home office. He explains at he always believed in America, and it treated him well—until his dhter was beat up by her boyfriend and ano er man after she refused to have wi em. E GODFA ER _____________ Screenplay by IO PUZO and FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA IRD DRAFT PARAMOUNT PICTURES 1 Gulf and Western Plaza ch 29, 1971 New York, New York 019 INT D. Two additional scenes have known to have been added to e USA network version during its Godfa er trilogy and Saga showings in e late 1990s: Don Altobello hands Michael and Constance an expensive check for e Vito Corleone Foundation, and Altobello lares lifetime peace between e two familes. All ree embrace each o er. 05, · ey are meeting to go over Michael’s possible assassination from a traitor in e business. e scene of eir meeting — in a garden —strikes a different note from earlier Godfa er scenes, in which business is handled indoors, and in dark and private rooms. e Godfa er: Hospital Scene Analysis I was particulary interested in e scene where Vito Corleone has recently been severely shot and hospitalized and is at a local hospital for recuperation. e scene cht my eyes in several different ways including: e lighting, music, use of set, point of view of camera, low angle shots, and extreme. You don't even ink to call me Godfa er. Instead, you come into my house on e day my dhter is to be ried, and you uh ask me to do murder, for money. Don Vito Corleone: I understand. e Godfa er is told entirely wi in a closed world. at’s why we sympa ize wi characters who are essentially evil. e story by io Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola is a brilliant conjuring act, inviting us to consider e entirely on its own terms. Don Vito Corleone (lon Brando) emerges as a sympa etic and even admirable character. during e entire film, is lifelong. 24, 1997 · (e final movie runs two hours and fifty-one minutes.) What came next is e Rashomon of postproduction stories. Bo Coppola and Evans say . About 50 minutes into e Godfa er, just after e sleeps wi e fishes scene, henchmen Clemenza and Rocco get into a car wi Paulie. ey intend to kill him. Godfa er Minute. 295 likes. 9 talking about. Alex and Andrew Robinson go rough e Godfa er saga one minute at a time! 30, · RELATED: Exclusive: Check out episode 2 of Pacino & Walken: Roomies! e new edit of E GODFA ER: PART III will clock in at 157 minutes, slightly shorter an e 162 minutes . e Godfa er Part II is a 1974 American epic crime film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from e screenplay co-written wi io Puzo, starring Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, Talia Shire, Morgana King, John Cazale, iana Hill, and Lee Strasberg.It is e second installment in e Godfa er trilogy.Partially based on Puzo's 1969 el e Godfa er. e Five Families are major crime families, each operating in specific territories and owning a seat on e Commission. After e Five Families, only e Corleone family remained in a position of power, e o er families were given over to lesser men who quickly sued for peace. Corleone. e Godfa er Part 1 - e Meeting. e Godfa er Fans. 5.1K views. 13. 3:42. Benea Hill 60 - Sniper Scene. e Godfa er Fans. 923 views. 12. 19:54. e Godfa er I.II.III Best Scene. e Godfa er Fans. 176K views. 7. 3:30. Goodfellas - Jimmy whacks Morrie, e full scene. e Godfa er Fans. 143K views. 7. :00. e Godfa er (1972) Filming Locations (49) Long Island, New York, USA (Tollboo scene) Old St Patrick's Ca edral - 264 Mulberry Street, Little Italy, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (christening scene) Jack Dempsey's Restaurant - Broadway & 49 Street, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Apr 12, · e Godfa er sold 750,000 copies in hardcover and would go on to sell millions more in paperback. Because of e book’s success, e adaptation . 08, · Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. mob boss John Gotti arrange a meeting in go — in exchange for re-enacting one of e scenes in e Godfa er. By ani Hariharan. In e Godfa er, director Francis Ford Coppola introduces e lead character Michael Corleone in e most curious of ways: almost irteen minutes after e film has begun, Michael walks into his sister’s extravagant wedding, wearing a full ines Corps uniform wi a non-Italian-American woman on his arm. 27, · e Godfa er is among e best movies of all time, and not just loved by men. I have watched it countless times, and each time, ere’s always a new realization, a secret revealed. So, I can imagine how hard it is to pick ose top 5. However, while scene 1 is undeniably iconic, for me, 2 is e best & most mesmerizing of all. 15, · lon Brando's career was ice cold at e time he was cast in 1972's e Godfa er, a movie at went on to earn eight Academy Ad nominations. A Charlie meeting will be a . REVIEW. ' E GODFA ER' Moving and Brutal 'Godfa er' Bows. e Godfa er, which opened at five eaters here yesterday, is a superb Hollywood movie at was photographed mostly in New York (wi locations in Las Vegas, Sicily and Hollywood). us, at e crucial meeting of families, when e ision is made to take over e. 15 minutes of e film is in Sicilian wi English subtitles. e name of e ship at young Vito traveled to America on was called e Moshulu. ere are many scenes in e Godfa er Epic and e Godfa er Trilogy boxed sets at aren't in e original Part II film. top Compilation, Layout, etc. 1995-2006 J. Geoff Malta. e Godfa er 1902–1959: e Complete Epic. e Godfa er 1902–1959: e Complete Epic is a reduced, 386 minute version of e Godfa er Saga (434 minutes) at was released to video in 1981. Unlike e Saga, which presented in four segments (each wi opening and closing credits), e Epic is presented as a single segment. e Godfa er Part II was released on ember 20, 1974. e feature-leng film was again directed by Francis Ford Coppola and based upon io Puzo's el of e same name. e film is in part bo a sequel and a prequel to e Godfa er, presenting two parallel dramas. e main storyline, following e first film's events, centers on Michael Corleone, e new Don of e Corleone crime. Michael Corleone is a fictional character and e main protagonist of io Puzo's 1969 el, e Godfa er.In e ree Godfa er films, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Michael was portrayed by Al Pacino, for which he was twice-nominated for Academy Ads.Michael is e youngest son of Vito Corleone, a Sicilian immigrant who builds a empire.