Cert: 15 Year: 1972 Length: 175 mins Language: English/Italian
From the 1970s
The story spans the years from 1945 to 1955 and chronicles the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael, steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.
Followed by Part 2 at 8pm
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A measured, deathly serious epic. Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
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