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Portrait of Francis Ford Coppola flanked by James Caan, Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, and John Cazale. (The Godfather I)

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"You have to really be courageous about your instincts and your ideas. Otherwise you'll just knuckle under, and things that might have been memorable will be lost." - Francis Ford Coppola

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1979:Apocalypse Now war adventure set during the Vietnam War, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall and Martin Sheen. The film follows the central character, Captain Benjamin L. Willard (Sheen), on a secret mission to assassinate the renegade and presumed insane Colonel Walter E. Kurtz (Brando). The screenplay by Coppola updates the setting of Joseph Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness to that of the Vietnam War.

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The Godfather (1972)

*THE GODFATHER, (1972) Poster: The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. This was another era i decided to look at to see if i liked the character . i found that the italian gangster types went for the very small and short beards I'm not sure why this style was important for them but you never say a gangster with a long moustache so i assumed there must be a reason.

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