Paramount Footage introduced that Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather” will likely be returning to theaters for its fiftieth anniversary on the Dolby Cinema and AMC theaters on Feb. 24, with 4K Extremely HD and digital on March 22.
Paramount has launched a brand new trailer for the restored model. The restoration included 1,000 hours of coloration correction and restoration of the unique mono tracks, along with 4,000 hours of repairing stains and tears.
All three movies within the trilogy have been restored underneath the route of Coppola.
Initially launched in 1972, the Academy Award-winning movie adaptation of Mario Puzo’s novel is a trilogy that chronicles the rise and fall of the Corleone household underneath the patriarch Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) and the transformation of his youngest son, Michael (Al Pacino), from reluctant household outsider to ruthless mafia boss.
James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte and Diane Keaton additionally star.
“I’m very happy with ‘The Godfather,’ which actually outlined the primary third of my artistic life,” stated Coppola. “With this fiftieth anniversary tribute, I’m particularly happy with Mario Puzo’s ‘The Godfather’,’ Coda: The Loss of life of Michael Corleone’ is included, because it captures Mario and my authentic imaginative and prescient in definitively concluding our epic trilogy.
“We felt privileged to revive these movies and a little bit in awe day-after-day we labored on them,” stated Andrea Kalas, senior vp, Paramount Archives. “We had been in a position to witness first-hand how the sensible cinematography, rating, manufacturing design, costume design, enhancing, performances, and, after all, screenwriting and route grew to become famously greater than the sum of their components. It was our dedication to honor all the filmmakers’ distinctive work.”
Coppola added, “It’s additionally gratifying to have a good time this milestone with Paramount alongside the great followers who’ve beloved it for many years, youthful generations who nonetheless discover it related at present, and those that will uncover it for the primary time.”
“The Godfather” will likely be proven for a restricted time completely in Dolby Cinema at AMC Theaters within the U.S., in addition to in worldwide territories around the globe.