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The Godfather [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola ; screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola ; produced by Albert S. Ruddy ; director of photography, Gordon Willis.

Contributor(s): Coppola, Francis Ford, 1939- | Puzo, Mario, 1920-1999 | Brando, Marlon | Pacino, Al, 1940- | Caan, James | Castellano, Richard, 1933-1988 | Duvall, Robert | Hayden, Sterling, 1916-1986 | Marley, John, 1907-1984 | Conte, Richard, 1911-1975 | Lettieri, Al, 1928-1975 | Keaton, Diane | Vigoda, Abe, 1921- | Shire, Talia | Russo, Gianni, 1944- | Cazale, John, 1936-1978 | Bond, Rudy | Martino, Al | King, Morgana | Montana, Lenny, 1926-1992 | Martino, John | Corsitto, Salvatore | Bright, Richard, 1937-2006 | Puzo, Mario, 1920-1999. Godfather | Paramount Pictures Corporation | Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2008Edition: Coppola restoration.Description: 1 videodisc (177 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1415740496; 9781415740491; 1415736596 (set); 9781415736593 (set).Uniform titles: Godfather (Motion picture) Subject(s): Corleone family (Fictitious characters) -- Drama | Criminal behavior -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama | Italian American criminals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama | Gangsters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama | Mafia -- Drama | Organized crime -- DramaGenre/Form: Gangster films. | Crime films. | Feature films.Awards: Won Academy Award for Best Picture, 1972.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.Summary: "Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a New York mafia 'family.' His beloved son Michael has just come home from the war, but does not intend to become part of his father's business. Not given a choice, the business of the family is just like the head of the family, kind and benevolent to those who give respect, but gives in to ruthless violence whenever anything stands against the good of the family. An up and coming rival of the Corleone family wants to start selling drugs in New York, and needs the Don's influence to further his plan. A clash of old world values and the new ways will exact a terrible price, especially from Michael.
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Based on the novel by Mario Puzo.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1972.

"Newly remastered"--Container.

Special features: Commentary by Francis Ford Coppola.

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.

"Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a New York mafia 'family.' His beloved son Michael has just come home from the war, but does not intend to become part of his father's business. Not given a choice, the business of the family is just like the head of the family, kind and benevolent to those who give respect, but gives in to ruthless violence whenever anything stands against the good of the family. An up and coming rival of the Corleone family wants to start selling drugs in New York, and needs the Don's influence to further his plan. A clash of old world values and the new ways will exact a terrible price, especially from Michael.

MPAA rating: R.

DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreenversion enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono.

In English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Won Academy Award for Best Picture, 1972.

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