5 DVDs (approximately 730 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Robert De Niro, Andy Garcia, Eli Wallach, Joe Mantegna
Director of photography, Gordon Willis ; editors, Marc Laub ... [et al.] (Godfather), Barry Malkin ... [et al.] (Godfather II), Lisa Fruchtman ... [et al.] (Godfather III) ; original music, Nino Rota, Carmine Coppola (Godfather III) ; costume designer, Anna Hill Johnstone (Godfather), Theadora Van Runkle (Godfather II), Milena Canonero (Godfather III) ; production designer, Dean Tavoularis
Coppola paints a chilling portrait of a Sicilian family's rise and fall from power in America, and the passage of rites from father to son. He masterfully balances the story between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged.
Based on the novel "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo.
Special features: On location; The Godfather family: a look inside; Gordon Willis cinematography; the music of the Godfather; storyboards from the Godfather Part II; storyboards from the Godfather Part III; additional scenes; the Corleone family tree; Godfather chronology; Academy Award acceptance speeches; photo gallery; theatrical trailers; filmmakers biographies; Francis Coppola's notebook; Coppola & Puzo on screenwriting; cast rehersals; a documentary on the making of the films; filming locations featurette.
DVD, Dolby digital.
[disc 1]. The godfather (175 min.) -- [disc 2-3]. The godfather, part II (200 min.) -- [disc 4]. The godfather, part III (170 min.) -- [disc 5]. Bonus materials (ca. 180 min.)