The Godfather

The Godfather – Francis Ford Coppola – Movie Outline

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by StoryAndDrama

PDF, 89 pages Here is an abstract of our story analysis of The Godfather, one of the most appreciated movies ever and a masterwork of scriptwriting Media and genre Feature-length film of 176 minutes (2h56), released in 1972, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather mixes a variety of different genres: gangster story, drama, family epic, […]

The Godfather – Francis Ford Coppola – The Characters

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by StoryAndDrama

PDF, 89 pages Here is an abstract of our story analysis of The Godfather, one of the most appreciated movies ever and a masterwork of scriptwriting Counting of the actantial roles The number of actantial roles in The Godfather depends on interpretation. Another story analyst might find a different numbers of plots, characters and roles. It is […]

The Godfather – Coppola – Genres, registers, tones

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by StoryAndDrama

PDF, 89 pages Here is an abstract of our story analysis of The Godfather, one of the most appreciated movies ever and a masterwork of scriptwriting Genres, registers, tones The question of genres within The Godfather does not appear very complex. The movie stands as the story of a dynastic transition amongst a mafia family opposed […]

The Godfather – Francis Ford Coppola – Movie Analysis – Sequence 15

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by StoryAndDrama

PDF, 89 pages Here is an abstract of our story analysis of The Godfather, one of the most appreciated movies ever and a masterwork of scriptwriting Sequence 15. Moving + Michael vs. Kay. 162-166 Cut to: a moving truck with men busy moving pieces of furniture. The men are in the process of conducting the move to […]

The Godfather – Coppola – Film Analysis – Sequence 13

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by StoryAndDrama

PDF, 89 pages Here is an abstract of our story analysis of The Godfather, one of the most appreciated movies ever and a masterwork of scriptwriting Sequence 13. The revenge of Michael. 150-155 Here, to underscore the spectacular plot structure effect, we will give each mini-plot a different color. Cut to: A church inside, a priest […]

The Godfather – Francis Ford Coppola – Movie Analysis – Sequence 11

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by StoryAndDrama

PDF, 89 pages Here is an abstract of our story analysis of The Godfather, one of the most appreciated movies ever and a masterwork of scriptwriting Sequence 11. Death of Apollonia. 118-121 In Sicily, Michael teaches Apollonia how to drive a car. They laugh, joke in Italian that it would be easier for her to learn […]

The Godfather – Francis Ford Coppola – Movie Analysis – Sequence 9

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by StoryAndDrama

PDF, 89 pages Here is an abstract of our story analysis of The Godfather, one of the most appreciated movies ever and a masterwork of scriptwriting Sequence 9. Michael falls in love with Apollonia – the romance goes on. 105-108 Michael and Apollonia, dressed for this solemn occasion, get married in Sicily. The priest blesses them […]

Francis Ford Coppola The Godfather – Movie Analysis – Sequence 7

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by StoryAndDrama

PDF, 89 pages Here is an abstract of our story analysis of The Godfather, one of the most appreciated movies ever and a masterwork of scriptwriting Sequence 7. Michael falls in love in Sicily. 93-102 Cross-fade on the bright, sunny scene. Three men walk across the countryside in Sicily as the Godfather theme plays. The men, […]

The Godfather – Movie Analysis – Movie Analysis – Sequence 5

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by StoryAndDrama

PDF, 89 pages Here is an abstract of our story analysis of The Godfather, one of the most appreciated movies ever and a masterwork of scriptwriting Sequence 5. Michael kills Sollozzo and McCluskey. 69-88 Michael and Clemenza return home. The house is now being protected by many men carrying weapons. Tessio tells to Clemenza that Bruno […]

The Godfather – Francis Ford Coppola – Film Analysis – Sequence 3

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by StoryAndDrama

PDF, 89 pages Here is the beginning of our story analysis of The Godfather, one of the most appreciated movies ever and a masterwork of scriptwriting Sequence 3. Sollozzo/Tattaglia move into the attack. 33-56 In continuity in space and time with the previous sequence, but in a dramatic break (same place, same characters, different plot): Tom […]