Essays Tagged: "Vito Corleone"

What pleasures does the gangster genre offer its audience? eg: godfather

he best-selling novel by Mario Puzo it's a tale of Mafia life in America during the 1940s and '50s. Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) is the family patriarch balancing a love of his family with an ambitio ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

The Godfather novel report

afia family set in Americain the 1940's. The story centreson Michael Corleone, son ofMafia boss Don Vito Corleone.In the beginning Michael is arespected soldier who wantsnothing to do with his father' ...

(1 pages) 58 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bloody Battles

"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse." -Vito Corleone. This is one of the most recognizable lines in the most fascinating movie of all time ... of a New York City crime family.The first movie in The Godfather Trilogy begins with the wedding of Vito Corleone's daughter Connie to Carlo. The excitement begins to unravel when the legendary singer ... Connie to Carlo. The excitement begins to unravel when the legendary singer Johnny Fontane, who is Vito's godson, shows up all the way from California to sing at the wedding for Connie. In addition, ...

(4 pages) 35 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Conflicts in the Godfather

roughs of New York City in the mid 1940s, dominated at first by the aging godfather/patriarch "Don" Vito Corleone. As a turn-of-the-century Silician immigrant, he is the head of one of the five Italia ... ather dies, he will make the deal of entering the narcotics business. Tom Hagen, the adopted son of Vito Corleone, also believes that by entering the drug business, the Family will become much more su ...

(2 pages) 103 2 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Godfather: A Summary and Review

23 deaths litter the film. Over 50 scenes involve food and drink.The film opens in the study of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando), the Godfather, who is holding court. He is the spider at the center o ...

(4 pages) 117 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Godfather: A Study of Vito Corleone and the Importance of Public Speaking

In Francis Ford Coppola's, "The Godfather", the epic tale revolves around the main character, Vito Corleone. Throughout the movie, the viewer recognizes Vito's great ability of speech and how he ... zes Vito's great ability of speech and how he masters the art of negotiating. Throughout the movie, Vito demonstrates how he is articulate through the conversations he has with the many men who work f ...

(5 pages) 90 1 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Godfather Movie review, Directed by Fracus Ford Cappola

pola's film, although certain ones were formed as a result of it.The film opens in the study of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando), the Godfather, who is holding court. It is the wedding of his daughte ... r their daughter, a part in a movie.The family has gathered for the event. Michael (Al Pacino), Don Vito's youngest son and a Second World War hero, is back home in the company of a new girlfriend (Di ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Godfather" and American Film History, development of film

e to a higher level, by portraying the mobsters, particularly Don Corleone, as a tragic hero. "Don" Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) was the head of the family, and one of the most notorious mobsters in ... e family's rise and near fall from power in America, and the passage of business from father, "Don" Vito Corleone, to son, Michael Corleone. All other "gangster movies" that followed The Godfather, ha ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Connie And Michael

s death was followed by his son Pablo's death and his wife's who pleaded with Ciccio to spare young Vito's life. He refused and proceeded to kill and Vito was forced to flee to America where the Immig ... .As the Vicario twins protected their sister Angela in Chronicle, so did the Corleone brothers. Don Vito Corleone had three sons- Fredo, Michael, and Santino; and one daughter, Connie. Once when Conni ...

(1 pages) 621 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Who Really is "The Godfather"? Analysis of the role of Don Vito and Michael Corleone in The Godfather I and II.

When Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of Mario Puzo's "The Godfather" begins, we see Vito Corleone as the head of his Mafia Family, the Corleones. He is addressed by numerous characters ... Mafia Family, the Corleones. He is addressed by numerous characters as "Godfather" and so we assume Vito to be the titular character. However, Vito may be a Godfather to many, but he is not "The" Godf ... be a Godfather to many, but he is not "The" Godfather Puzo intends to create in his story. In fact, Vito's youngest son and eventual successor, Michael, is The Godfather, as named by Puzo. This is mad ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Corruption of Power in texts The Godfather, The Crucible, Akira, Animal Farm

omes more amoral, firstly killing Sollozzo, a gangster who attempted to take Michael’s father, Vito Corleone’s, life. At this sudden and dramatic change in character Michael justifies his re ... n “The Godfather” 1972, corruption is portrayed as one and the same thing as materialism. Vito Corleone, who is the original head of the family, may be a mob boss, but he is viewed as a mora ...

(9 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Deviance and the Sociological Analysis of The Godfather Part I

id when Sonny was pitching the idea of involving the family in the drug business to his father, Don Vito Corleone, who is the head of the Corleone family. In response, Vito declines the offer to ventu ... r their political connection and protection they can provide for the new in town drug business, but Vito says that his friends in politics would not remain in his good favor if they found out he went ...

(10 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Movie Review

spect but they resort to violence if anything stands against the good of the family. The Godfather (Vito Corleone) lives his life in an old fashion way with strict values, but times are changing and o ... he Don so he can use his connections with politics to ensure that their business runs smoothly. Don Vito Corleone (Brando) is brutally perused when he refuses to sully the family business with drugs. ...

(4 pages) 47 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Godfather Compares

said example. As with the Corleone family depicted in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather, Sonny, Vito, and Michael all make illegal decisions that they justify within their own legal standards. Thi ... ic or villainous by the law of their times.Odysseus is faced with many difficult decisions, as with Vito Corleone, the original Corleone family boss, and Michael, Fredo and Sonny's father. The Sicilia ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays