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The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  12 July 1990 (USA)
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A documentary on the making of the three Godfather films, with interviews and recollections from the film makers and cast. This feature also includes the original screen tests of some of ... See full summary »

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A documentary on the making of the three Godfather films, with interviews and recollections from the film makers and cast. This feature also includes the original screen tests of some of the actors for "The Godfather" film, and some candid moments on the set of "The Godfather: Part III." Written by Phil Fernando

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This documentary is featured in the Godfather trilogy DVD boxed set, released in October 2001. See more »

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the godfather minestrone (dvd)
13 January 2013 | by (PariS) – See all my reviews

Yup: as IMDb has the best database, it has this documentary that was among the bonus disk of the collector set and so I had to review it!

As I saw it after the other extras, I was already satisfied. There are interesting tidbits with personal interviews of Coppola, Pacino and even De Niro but the editing is awful: the sequences aren't organized but merely added one after another and all the three movies are finally mixed together.

Worse, nearly all previews of the movies have a horrible quality.

What I retain is that the studio executives really don't understand what movies are about: I wonder what happened to the ones in Paramount who wanted this movie with no Coppola, no Brando, no pacino! It was clear as water that to do a movie about cosa nostra, it had to involve italo- Americans and not wasp.


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