Hammerman Ikon

Hammerman Ikon Film Guide

The Godfather
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire.

Francis Ford Coppola's breakthrough is a majestic family drama set in the world of organised crime, which covers a 10-year time period from 1945 to 1955. Marlon Brando plays Vito Corleone, a patriarch of a crime family, and Al Pacino portrays his youngest son Michael, a war hero who is gradually pulled into the family business. This genuine American classic features unforgettable scenes and performances, first-rate cinematography and set design, and stunning music by Nino Rota. Academy Award winner for best film, actor (Brando), and adapted screenplay (from Mario Puzo's 1969 novel). Followed by Part II (1974)and Part III (1990).