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    Michael Corleone

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    Mike Michael Corleone was once a war hero with plans of a bright future to go to college and stay away from the family Mafia business his father Vito Corleone also did not want Michael to be involved in any form to the family mafia business Michael end up dropping out of Dartmouth College and signing up to enlist in the Marine Corps during World War II Michael fought in the Pacific as time passes Michael becomes a captain and and is awarded the Navy cross for bravery in 1945 he is discharged do to a woman that is disabling but truth be told his father was the one who arranged his son's release Michael returns home to attend his sister Connie Corleone's wedding at the wedding Michael shows up with his high school sweetheart Kay Adams soon after…

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    Michael Corleone was the tragic hero because he qualified to Aristotle’s traits. For example, Michael was born in a wealthy family and he could choose his life path. He joined the army and went to Frontline during World War II. Many Americans praised soldiers as a hero because soldiers killed enemies and protected the whole country. For instance, in the movie, one of the police was hesitated after he heard Captain McCluskey ordered him and other policies to grab Michael. However, the police…

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    Italian neorealism also known as the Golden Age of Italian Cinema, is a national film movement that helped shaped the 1948 Vittorio De Sica’s film The Bicycle Thieves. Familiar to Italian neorealism, they story follows Antonio a character amongst the poor and the working class. Neorealism is a strong aspect to the film because of the use of being filmed on location and often using nonprofessional actors that are going through post World War II tough economic and moral conditions. The conditions…

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    The Godfather

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    One large theme in this movie is the mixing of the sacred and the profane. In this essay I am going to prove that over the course of the movie The Godfather (1972), directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) transform from a young man completely uninterested in his family’s business into the ruthless Don of his family. As Don of the Corleone family, Michael is constantly scheming to ensure the survival of his family over the other families in New York. Coppola’s mixing of the…

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    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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    The Godfather

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    Francis Ford Coppola’s, The Godfather Part II, released in 1974, provides additional insight into the Corleone family affairs following the events of the first film. The film begins with a mafia chief executing all of Vito Corleone’s immediate family in Sicily. Left alone, young Vito flees his hometown and travels to America. As Vito gets older, his career of crime begins with petty theft and later escalates into the neighborhood negotiator. Despite his life of crime, Vito continues to be…

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    The Godfather Part 2 Essay

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    as it sounds, this is what I perceived the message to be in The Godfather: Part II by Francis Ford Coppola, but in the Cinema, the main protagonist Michael Corleone loses what matters the most to him, Family. You get to see him and his household collapse due to his obsession of the family business and you get to view this through great angles this flick has produced. The sequel overall satisfied me for it’s rich content and met up to the standards of the original movie. All in all, I enjoyed the…

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    The film, The Godfather is an examination of the roles that family, power, and tradition play in our lives. The Corleone family at the heart of this 1972 crime drama is led by Vito, "the Don Corleone," the "Godfather" who protects the family and executes all major business decisions on their behalf. Besides Vito being in charge, Don Michael Corleone was the head of the Corleone family after Vito Corleone stepped down. In this movie there are many examples as to why it’s an archetypal film of…

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    initiates that the Corleone family has power and authority, and commands respect in the very first scene. The head of the family is called the Godfather. He is conducting covert business in his mansion on his daughter’s wedding day. During the activities, he is intermittently meeting a schedule full of people who ask for favors of him to get something done that the law can’t do. The visitors are required to do a favor for him when called upon at a later date. This demonstrates that the…

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    initiates that the Corleone family has power and authority, and commands respect in the very first scene. The head of the family is called the Godfather. He is conducting covert business in his mansion on his daughter’s wedding day. During the activities, he is intermittently meeting a schedule full of people who ask for favors of him to get something done that the law can’t do. The visitors are required to do a favor for him when called upon at a later date. This demonstrates that the…

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