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Old November 6th, 2012, 01:49 AM   #1

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The Godfather.....The Inspirations


There isn't a time that I watched this classic (my best) without having thoughts or considerations regarding family, career....etc.

A phrase I recall now is said by Vito Andolini : A man who doesn't spend time with his family cannot be a real man !

The scene of the baker having to force young Vito out in favor of the gangster's relative and his refusal to take the fruit/bread box...

So did the Godfather gave you any inspiration ?
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I really liked watching The God Father. It was broadcast as a TV serial when I was a kid.

There was lots of culture and values in it. My favorite character is Sonny Corleone - unfortunately he dies too young.

My favorite scene ~

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I really liked watching The God Father. It was broadcast as a TV serial when I was a kid.

There was lots of culture and values in it. My favorite character is Sonny Corleone - unfortunately he dies too young.

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The Godfather (3/9) Movie CLIP - Killing Sollozzo and McCluskey (1972) HD - YouTube
Why Sonny ? Reckless and tempermental
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That is a marvellous clip, the acting is all done with the eyes and the intensity of the train noises... Then bamo!

The Godfather rocks, I like how Michael is just the kid at the start, even though he's a marine officer, then suddenly after he loses his girl in Sicily he starts becoming ruthless.
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Wise words.

"Leave the gun, take the cannoli" - Clememza to Rocco
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I also watched the Godfather and this is really great....
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Why Sonny ? Reckless and tempermental
I don't know, was just a kid and liked him. Maybe because Mars is pretty prominent in my Astrological chart and I like the color red and the sight of blood.
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The scene of the baker having to force young Vito out in favor of the gangster's relative and his refusal to take the fruit/bread box...
I always liked that Vito took the one nice pear from the box, because with the bad news he was bringing home he wanted to bring his bride one little thing that she would like.
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I always liked that Vito took the one nice pear from the box, because with the bad news he was bringing home he wanted to bring his bride one little thing that she would like.
Yeah, that was quite inspiring
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Did anybody of you guys had the chance to read the actual novel ?
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