IT IS directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It boasts an all-star cast of Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, and Marlon Brando. It is one of the great films about the Mafia. It is, regardless of subject matter, one of the greatest film ever made.
The Godfather (1972 ) is the latest in the Róisín Dubh's 'I can't believe you haven't seen...' screenings at the Pálás Cinema. Based on Mario Puzo's novel, the film focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone (Brando ). When the Don's youngest son, Michael (Pacino ) reluctantly joins the Mafia, he becomes involved in the inevitable cycle of violence and betrayal, all while trying to maintain a normal relationship with his wife, Kay (Keaton ).