Connie Corleone

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  • Godfather Scene Analysis

    The selected scene is from 37:51 to 39:53 in the film Godfather, Part 2; altogether, there are 15 shots in this duration. This scene is centered with the conversation between Michael Corleone and his step-brother Tom Hagen. This conversation is expected to be very “private”, only between Michael and Tom. Therefore, both lighting and camera shots have to create the sense of mystique. In order to do so, generally speaking, the lighting in this room is very dark. It has struck a responsive chord in the hearts of its audiences that secrets are always kept in the dark. As to the angles of shots, most of them are taken from 30 degrees either on Michael’s side or Tom’s side. In this way, the camera can keep both of them in the vision and give more…

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  • Vito Corleone In The Godfather

    Vito Corleone, portrayed by Marlon Brando, is the patriarch and heads the Corleone family in The Godfather. He plays a shrewd Mafia boss known as the Godfather an older man in the first movie of this trilogy; however; as a young man, he is a depicted as a callous, yet ambitious Sicilian immigrant in New York. Vito is a loving father and husband who represents strong family, traditional values; preserving the sacredness of the family at any cost. One of the first examples of strong family values…

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  • Scarface And The Godfather Analysis

    Scarface (1983) and The Godfather (1972) INTRODUCTION The films Scarface (1983) and The Godfather (1972) are both crime-drama films which focus on the rise of their respective characters up the criminal ladder, becoming leaders on their own right and experiencing parallels on their stories while interacting with characters with duality in rules for both films. Scarface’s Tony Montana opted for drug trade and started his own empire on the back and blood of the people he killed, while Michael…

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  • Loyalty In The Godfather By Mario Puzo

    written by Mario Puzo and was first published in 1969 and later inspired a film of the same name in 1972, sequels to which were made in 1974 and 1990. The story of The Godfather follows a mafia family in New York over the span of a decade. The family in the novel is a criminal organization having national influences, headed by Vito Corleone, also known as The Don or The Godfather, same as the title. Loyalty is…

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  • The Godfather Film Analysis

    Chuqian Lin Instructor: Karen Smalley FTV122D-1 Spring 2016 The Godfather Film Editing Analysis Paper In the movie The Godfather directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Coppola uses a variety of brilliant and distinctive editing techniques to cleverly capture the story of the Corleone family. The famous baptism and murder sequence, in particular, includes parallel editing, use of sound, camera angles, subjective point of view, close-ups, and extreme close-ups to elicit dramatic and profound effects…

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  • Where Are You Going Where Have You Been Stereotypes

    Connie, the main character of “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? ”, is a personification of both the stereotypical and actual depiction of rebellion. Many individuals feel that rebellion is an involuntary phase of the teenage years. She has a tendency to disobey the spoken and unspoken, yet implied, wishes of her parents. She reduces the likelihood of being caught in her mutinous acts by assuming a double life. Her clothes, attitudes, and actions all differ depending on where she is and…

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  • Moneyball Book Report

    Money plays a substantial role in every aspect of life. It can either make life easier or it can make it much harder. In Michael Lewis’ book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, Lewis explains how a baseball team is run and the financial aspect of the game. Lewis relates how money is used by the Oakland Athletics in comparison to the other teams that have more money than them. The A’s didn’t have much money to work with, so they had to be creative and discover new ways to find the best…

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  • The American Dream In The Godfather And The Godfather

    determination and initiative. Becoming “American” has been a constant topic brought up in mafia films such as Scarface, The codfather part I and II. The Corleone is a family run and operated business, founded on trust, support and protection. The Godfather displays the dark side of how the American Dream can affect who you become. Michael let the idea of the american dream push them to obtain power and greed which eventually lead to their downfall. Increasing amounts of Italians, mostly…

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  • Symbolism In Goodfellas By Scorsese And Anothe

    childhood he portrayed the life of the gangster from his childhood perspective and started Goodfellas with the line: "As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a gangster.". In a way he painted a portrait of gangster royalty just like Velasquez did. What this did in the film itself could be the same thing that happened in this film, it introduced instability in a previously stable system of representation, or at least it seemed like a stable system of representation, but there are…

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  • The Godfather Research Paper

    I give The Godfather four stars out of four stars. It is an excellent movie. The first thing that makes The Godfather an excellent movie is the music score. The music fit with the movie perfectly. The composers of the songs did an excellent job composing pieces that fit with the scene. The final song, composed by Nino Rota, is very memorable. From now on, whenever I hear Rota’s song, I will think of The Godfather. The action is the second thing that makes The Godfather an excellent movie. The…

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