The Godfather


Saturday the 17th August at 7.30pm at the Borough Hall

Run time: 178 Mins

Certificate: 15

Year: 1972

Synopsis: When the aging head of a famous crime family decides to transfer his position to one of his subalterns, a series of unfortunate events start happening to the family, and a war begins between all the well-known families leading to insolence, deportation, murder and revenge, and ends with the favorable successor being finally chosen.

Unofficial trailer

Director: Francis Ford Coppola (Godfather Part 2, Apocalypse Now, Rumblefish)

Writer: Mario Puzo and screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola

Cast: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, John Cazale.

Awards won:

OSCARS: Best Picture Best Actor in a Leading Role Marlon Brando .
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola .

GOLDEN GLOBES: Best Motion Picture – Drama
Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama Marlon Brando
Best Director – Motion Picture Francis Ford Coppola
Best Screenplay – Motion Picture Francis Ford Coppola Mario Puzo
Best Original Score – Motion Picture Nino Rota

BAFTA : Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music Nino Rota

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