1979. USA. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola. With Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando. 153 min.
“The Horror! The Horror!”
Sheen gets sent upriver n a Joseph Conrad-inspired odyssey through the physical and psychological landscape of the Vietnam War, confronting violence, jingoism, and the base brutality of the human spirit. You can almost smell the napalm…
1974. USA. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola. With Al Pacino, Robert De Niro. 200 min.
Our opener is no mere sequel, but a self-contained tale of corruption, betrayal, and lost humanity even more ambitious and devastating than its predecessor. Coppola revisits the Corleone family, intertwining Michael’s ruthless expansion of the business with Vito’s inevitable rise from immigrant to Godfather.