The GodFather essay plan

Robyn Whyte
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Robyn Whyte
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The GodFather essay plan
1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 SUBVERSIVE STORY OF A MAFIA FAMILY FOLLOWING THE RISE OF MC FROM BEING THE WAR HERO TO BECOMING A FELLOW CORRUPT MEMBER OF THE MAFIA - BECOMES MORE RUTHLESS THAN HIS BROTHER AND FATHER COMBINED
1.1.1 DIRECTED BY FRACES COPOLLA IN 1972 IT WAS THE FIRST INFLUENTIAL MODERNE GANGSTER CRIM DRAMA AT ITS TIME , AND IS CONSISTENTLY RANKED AS ONE OF THE TOP THREE FILMS BY THE AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE
1.2 CONCLUSION
1.2.1 WE SEE MICHAEL DRAMATICALLY TURN FROM A WAR HER INTO A MAFIA BOSS THROUGH MANY FILMING TECHNIQUES
1.2.1.1 THE HORROR OF THIS SEQUNCE ADDS TO THE AUDIENCES APPRECIATION OF THE FILM AS A WHOLE AS WE ARE COMPLETELY TAKENA BACK BY THE MEMORABLE MASTERPIECE CREATED BY COPPOLA
2 PARAGRAPH 1 - THE WAY MC CHARACTER CHANGES
2.1 WATCH HIM TURN FROM BELEIVING WHAT HIS FAMILY DOES IS WRONG, TO BELEIVING THAT HIS FAMILY'S CRIMES ARE NECESSARY EVILS
2.1.1 OPENING SEQUENCE HE TELLS KAY HIS GIRLFRIEND - THATS MY FAMILY KAY. THATS NOT ME
2.1.1.1 THE MISE EN SCENE MAKES CORLEONE COME ACROSS AS THE STEREOTYPICAL GOOD GUY, NOT PART OF THE MAFIA WORLD, LOOKED UPON AS AN AMERICAN WAR HERO, THROUGH HIS COSTUME, INTERACTION WITH PARTY GUESTS AND HONEST DIALOGUE
2.1.1.1.1 TALKS CLINICALLY ABOUT HIS FAMILY, SHOWING HOW LITTLE HE WANTS TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH THEM
2.1.1.1.1.1 THE HIGH KEY LIGHTING SHOWS MICHALE IS OUTSIDE PART OF THE HIGH KET ATMOSPHERE OF THE WEDDING - AWAY FROM THE DARK CLOSED DOOR BEHAVIOUR HIS FATHER HAS IN HIS LOW KEY LIGHTED OFFICE
2.1.1.1.1.1.1 COPPOLAS MONTAGE OF THE TWO DIFFERNT WORLDS LEAVES THE AUDIENCE SHOCKED AS THEY REALISE WHAT A MONSTEROUS CHARACTER HE HAS TURNED INTO
2.2 CHANGES AS WE SEE MICHEAL BEING BAPTISED INTO EVIL AT HIS NEPHES BAPTISIM IN THE CLOSIG SCENE
2.2.1 AS MICHAEL RENONCES SATAN, WE GRUSOMLY SEE THE RIVAL DONS BODIES COVERED IN BLOOD
2.2.1.1 EXPOSES MICHAELS DUEL LIFE AND CHARACTERISATION AS HE SPEAKS IN ONE WAY IN ONE WORLD (BLESSING) YEAT ANOTHER WAY IN ANOTHER WORLD (MASS MURDEROF THE DONS OF THE FIVE FAMILIES)
2.2.1.1.1
3 PARAGRAPH 3 - THE VIOLENCE PROVOKED THROUGH CAMERA CUTS REINFORCES ITS A MAFIA FILM
3.1 MOST VIOLOENT SCENE IS THE CLOSING SEQUNCE WHENERE THE CAMERA CUTS BETWEEN THE MURDERS OF THE DONS'
3.1.1 MICHAEL DECLARES THAT HE RENONCES SATAN AND IT CUTS TO MO GREEN WHO IS SHOT THROUGH HIS GLASSES - THE BLOOD SQUIRTING FROM HIS EYES IS A GHASTLY IMAGE AND CONTRASTS WITH THE WATER AT THE BAPTISM THE CLOSE UP OF HIS CRACKED GALSSES ADDS REALISM TO THE WHOLE SITUATION
3.1.1.1 A FEW CAMERA CUTS LATER IT CUTS TO A WOMAN IN AGONY AS AHE IS SHOT WITH BLASTS FROM A MACHINE GUN IN A HOTEL BED, WITH MORE BLOOD SPURTING EVERYWHERE LEVING US SHAKEN
3.1.1.1.1 THE FINAL CUT IS TO THE DEATH OD DON BARZINI WHITH FLESH HANGING FROM HIS BACK EMPHASISNIG HIS TERRIBLE PAIN- THERE IS THE A SHOT OF HIM ROLLING DOWN THE STEPS OF A PUBLIC BUILDING PROVIDING MORE HIGH DRAMA AND EMPHAISNG THE END OF THE WHOLE ORDEAL
3.1.1.1.1.1 WE SEE MICHAEL CHANGE FROM BEINH A MAN WHO DOSENT ONLY MURDER MEN OUT OF LOVE FOR HIS OWN FATHER, BUT IS NOW A CONFIDENT MAFIA BOSS COMPLETLY REMOVED FROM ANY SENSE OF EMOTION - PROVEN THROUGH THE CLOSE UP OF HIS EMOTIONLESS EXPRESSION
3.1.1.1.1.1.1 VIOLENT SCENES AND QUICK CUTS BETWEEN THEM EXPOSE MICHAELS LACK OF CONCERN BY CONTINUALLY REFFERING BACK TO THE CHURCH AND PRIEST WITH THE INNOCENT CHILD
4 PARAGRAPH 2 - TENSION IS BUILT UP THROUGH MUSIC
4.1 THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRITY OF THE FILM BUT PARTICULARLY IN THE CLSOING SEQUNCE WITH THE ORGAN
4.1.1 INITIALLY SOFT DIEGETIC MUSIC, SIGNIFYING A CALM PEACEFUL DAY FOR THE FAMILY
4.1.1.1 PLAYS THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE SEQUENCE AS A NON-DIEGETIC ADDITION TO THE MONTAGE - THE FACT THAT ITS OMINOUS DEVELOPS THE THREATENING NATURE HOWEVER OF THE GANGSTERS
4.1.1.1.1 THE VOLUME OF THE ORGAN REACHES A CRESCENDO AS BARZINI IS SHOT AND TUMBLES DOWN THE COURTROOM STEPS BUILD TENSION WITHIN THE AUDIENCE - SHOCKING AND BEWILDERING AS CONFUSING AND PANICKING AS IT CONTRASTS WITH THE ,CALM, PERSONA THE CHURCH IS SUPOSE TO HAVE
4.1.1.1.1.1 ORGAN MUSIC STOPS ABRUPTLY WHEN MICHAEL IS ASKED FOR THE FINALTIME TO RENONCE STANT SHOWING HOW COLD AND DETACHED MICHAELE IS - ALLOWS US TO CONCENTRATE ON WHAT MICHAEL IS SAYING ASN REALISE THAT HE IS RENOUNCING STAN WHILST IN CONTROL OF THE DONS LIFES
4.1.1.1.1.1.1 HARD FOR THE AUDIENCE TO COMPREHEND AS IT SEEMS LIKE A VERY IN-HUMAN THING TO BE DOING
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