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12-6- godfather - The Godfather Family as a cultural...

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The Godfather 06/12/2005 11:26:00 Family as a cultural enterprise Cultural identity Novel was published in 1969 Mario Puzo- author (crime reporter in New York) The novel was optioned OPTIONED- I’ll give you the money, then I’ll send it back if it sucks you fucking  ass wipe dingle ball Francis Coppola wrote the screenplay with Mario Puzo Roger Cormen- initiated the carrers of Jack Nic, Coppola, and so on- low budget  film maker The ethnic thing vs. the cultural thing Hired an Italian American Director Fran Cappa- 1 st  choice Only other ital/american- Coppola and Scorsese Brando changed acting- actors always sounded like they were lecturing. He mumbled, not knowing his lines. Marlon Brando didn’t get paid up front- he did it for point (percent of success) CONTEXT Context of production- 1971-1972/1945-1952 criminal hero is anti social there is a different view of government
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course FILM 1502 taught by Professor Robinson,j during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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