The Godfather, Part II
by Jon Lewis
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Pub Date 06 Oct 2022 | Archive Date 06 Nov 2022
Bloomsbury Academic, British Film Institute
A study of Francis Ford Coppola’s masterful sequel and its lasting cultural significance.
Francis Ford Coppola’s 1974 sequel to The Godfather is a magisterial cinematic epic. A gorgeous, stylized, auteur classic, it remains one of few sequels judged by many to be greater than its predecessor. In this book, eminent Hollywood cinema historian Jon Lewis provides a close analysis of the film and a discussion of its cinematic and political contexts.
In three sections, and with color illustrations throughout, the book explores the film's importance in and to Hollywood history, its unique auteur style and form, and its cultural significance. It further dissects the history of the New Hollywood movement, mise-en-scene, and offers a view of the Corleone saga as a cautionary capitalist parable and a metaphor for the corruption of American power.
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