Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: The Godfather
THE GODFATHER (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972, 175 mins)
New print! A postwar New York crime family’s aging patriarch (Marlon Brando) brings his reluctant son (Al Pacino) into the family business in what’s widely regarded as one of the best, most influential, and most quoted films ever made. Outstanding performances by James Caan, Robert Duvall, and Diane Keaton, among so many others. Special thanks to Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Note: THE GODFATHER PART II (1974) screens at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in the same location!
Presented in 35mm by the Yale Film Archive with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.
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