Movie class: The godfather

 

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Lee Wright 9:03 PM
Summarize the story.
The Don of the Corleone Family.
The Godfather.
Daughter’s wedding
He is accepting “visitors” requesting “favors”.

Gerard Arbat 9:04 PM
patriarch

Lee Wright 9:05 PM
“I made him an offer he couldn’t refuse.”\
occasional contact maintains respect and friendship
avoiding the Godfather shows disrespect.
Michael – soldier, not involved in the family business
girlfriend
The lawyer
Johnny, entertainer
wants a lead in a movie
director doesn’t want him
How did they put that head there while he was sleeping?
He must sleep like a log.
Other families tried to assassinate the Godfather but failed.
This began a payback cycle later.
Because of a drug issue.
They needed to remove him to get into the drug business.
politicians and judges

Gerard Arbat 9:11 PM
influence

Lee Wright 9:11 PM
his assistance
Thein Lin Aung joined group chat.

Lee Wright 9:12 PM
Sonny became the acting Godfather

Diana Yarmolinska 9:12 PM
Hello, Lin.

Lee Wright 9:13 PM
Type t if you wish to talk.
short-tempered, impulsive
He was baited and killed
The big thug was killed
Sonny’s sister was beaten up
Her husband set him up.
senator (SEN uh ter)
senate (SEN it)
He had to protect his dad.
Weak

Vasanth Prabakar 9:15 PM
Freddo?

Gerard Arbat 9:16 PM
dim-witted

Lee Wright 9:16 PM
Alfredo or Fredo
Michael planned revenge.
Very.
Decisive
And ironic.
He had the heads of the five families killed while he was accepting blessings at a church.
Barcinni?
The Godfather died from a heart attack.

Gerard Arbat 9:20 PM
t

Lee Wright 9:20 PM
hypocrisy

me 9:20 PM
do you refuse satan

Lee Wright 9:21 PM
That was the cannoli scene that Ivan liked so much.
Michael hid in Italy for a while.
Appolonia
car bomb
She was killed by accident in Michael’s place.
Pure luck that he survived.
The town was Corleone.
Lion heart
The end was hypocritical as well.
to deceive her
Don’t ask about my business.
Just this once, you can ask about my business.
gender (jender)
the only memorable one
Mafia – Italian – La Cosa Nostra (our family)
She forgave him for no reason and married him.
He was cold-hearted, ice water in his veins.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:30 PM
t

Lee Wright 9:30 PM
More “face time” in the movie
From happy-go-lucky to deadly serious.
Luca Bratzi was the big thug.
vengeful
“The Devil made me do it.”
Circumstances drove him to do it.
An unfortunate chain of events.
Legitimacy was the ultimate goal.

Gerard Arbat 9:34 PM
t

Lee Wright 9:35 PM
He could have disbanded his organization.
He felt honor-bound to follow in his father’s footsteps.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:37 PM
suspect

Lee Wright 9:37 PM
His “business” can endanger his family.
I don’t remember anything about the sequels.
criminal
Ivanka and Donald Trump
Support but disagreement
Honor killings = family is expendable…
Spouses cannot be made to testify spouses.
testify against…

me 9:44 PM
8. In a marriage scene, people gave bridal purses to the couple and the couple danced together. Are they common in your culture?

Lee Wright 9:44 PM
Dancing together, yes (USA).
Bridal gifts are done in the USA, given beforehand many times.
Store registries.
ritual (RIH choo wull)

me 9:46 PM
When Al Pacino moved to Corleone, he was a stranger and they agreed to get her daughter marry to him. Do you think its practically possible?

Lee Wright 9:47 PM
In Italian culture, yes. Fathers want to marry their daughters off to a “good man”.
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Lee Wright 9:47 PM
As long as you show respect.
She was young and immature.

Gerard Arbat 9:48 PM
chaperone
q

Lee Wright 9:51 PM
lectern, podium
music stand
music notation
notes, treble and bass clefs
canvas or plastic
vintage cars
wreath (reeth)
vein (vane)
old phone
night stand
floor lamp
cheap blanket
Cloth tablecloths => expensive usually
“When it rains, it pours.”
The ground is probably not suitable, too dry.

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