The old patriarch of the organized crime dynasty shifted control of his underground government to his reluctant son.
Author Francis Ford Coppola:
Mario Puzo (screenplay by), Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay by) | Godfather “Don” Vito Corleone is the boss of the Corleone mafia family in New York. He was at his daughter’s wedding. Michael, the youngest son of Vito and a decorated WWII sailor, was also present at the wedding. Michael does not seem interested in being part of the family business. Vito is a strong man, good to everyone who respects him, but cruel to those who do not respect him. But when strong and treacherous rivals wanted to sell drugs and needed Don’s influence to do the same, Vito refused to do so. What follows is a clash between the fading old Vito values and the new ways that could motivate Michael to do what he most refuses to do and wage a mass war against all the other Mafia families that can be torn apart. Corleone family.