History Characters / TheGodfather

31st May '16 2:47:03 AM emmerys
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* BabiesEverAfter: [[spoiler:Subverted. Michael and Apollonia expected this kind of life (especially since they had sex ''every'' night) but Apollonia was murdered during her pregnancy and thus their unborn child died as well.]]

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* BabiesEverAfter: [[spoiler:Subverted. Michael and Apollonia expected wanted this kind of life (especially to happen since they had sex ''every'' night) but night. Apollonia was finds out she is expecting and Michael is overjoyed, but she is murdered during her pregnancy and thus their unborn child died as well.baby dies too.]]



* MeaningfulName: Her name is derived from the Greek god, Apollo (god of light and the sun). This symbolises that Apollonia is the light - the happiness and innocence of Michael's life. [[spoiler: Thus her death is also the loss of this innocence and Michael's StartOfDarkness.]]
%%* NatureAdoresAVirgin

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* LostLenore: To Michael.
* MeaningfulName: Her name is derived from the Greek god, Apollo (god of light and the sun). This symbolises that symbolizes how Apollonia is the light - the happiness and innocence of Michael's life. [[spoiler: Thus her death is also the loss of this innocence and Michael's StartOfDarkness.]]
%%* NatureAdoresAVirgin* NatureAdoresAVirgin: A huge deal is made about her purity and how Michael must marry her before diving into his carnal desires.
26th May '16 10:42:16 AM Njein
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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Loosely based on Tommy Lucchese, who was short in height. Other than that, Lucchese did not specialize in prostitution, but in other areas such as Manhattan's Garment District, union racketeering, narcotics trafficking and also had control over rackets at Idlewild Airport (now JFK Airport)
20th May '16 10:22:51 PM kyeo
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* TheStoic: Insults, threats, betrayals, Tom takes them all with calm equanimity.
** NotSoStoic: The one person who consistently gets under his skin and causes him to display his impatience is Sonny. Just about every conversation they have ends with Tom raising his voice, something he hardly ever does with anyone else.
19th May '16 3:02:53 PM kyeo
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** As [[http://www.cracked.com/article_20096_6-iconic-movie-scenes-that-happened-by-accident_p2.html this]] Cracked article notes, the movie inverts this; the fact that the huge and terrifying Brasi is seen nervously reciting his speech to Corleone only to awkwardly stutter through it and mess it up when actually in the Don's presence makes it clear exactly who the ''really'' scary one in this version is.

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** As [[http://www.cracked.com/article_20096_6-iconic-movie-scenes-that-happened-by-accident_p2.html this]] Cracked article notes, the movie inverts this; the fact that the huge and terrifying Brasi is seen nervously reciting his speech to Corleone only to awkwardly stutter through it and mess it up when actually in the Don's presence makes it clear exactly who the ''really'' scary one in this version is. Although even then, the Don is uncomfortable around him, as evinced by him asking Tom if it's necessary for him to meet with Luca that day.
10th May '16 3:59:37 PM costanton11
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10th May '16 3:59:21 PM costanton11
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--> '''Portrayed By''': Lenny Montoya

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--> '''Portrayed By''': Lenny Montoya
Montana
5th May '16 3:42:08 AM oforiousmic
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--> '''Portrayed By''': Abe Vigoda

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--> '''Portrayed By''': Abe Vigoda
Vigoda (''The Godfather''), John Aprea (''Part II'')
16th Apr '16 6:38:26 PM costanton11
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*SinisterSchnoz: One of the reasons why he was called "The Turk" was because he had a nose like a Turkish scimitar.
10th Apr '16 8:00:54 AM Farnham
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* ParentalFavoritism: Towards Michael, meant for a higher purpose. The original novel tries to explain why Sonny is the heir exempt from EvilParentsWantGoodKids because Sonny choose a criminal life after witnessing Vito killing Fanucci. (Part II disregards this)

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* ParentalFavoritism: Towards Michael, meant for a higher purpose. The original novel tries to explain why Sonny is the heir exempt from EvilParentsWantGoodKids because Sonny choose chose a criminal life after witnessing Vito killing Fanucci. (Part II disregards this)



* MiseryBuildsCharacter: After running away to America alone as a child, he builds up his reputations on the streets.

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* MiseryBuildsCharacter: After running away to America alone as a an orphaned child, he builds up his reputations reputation on the streets.



* {{Revenge}}: Against Francesco Ciccio for killing his parents.

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* {{Revenge}}: Against Francesco Ciccio for killing his parents.parents and brother Paolo.



* UsedToBeASweetKid: His parents' deaths is what turns him into a Don like he was today.

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* UsedToBeASweetKid: His parents' and brother's deaths is what turns him into a Don like he was today.
10th Apr '16 7:55:02 AM Farnham
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* EveryoneHasStandards: He believes that his political connections, which regard gambling as "a harmless vice", will abandon the Family if they learn that hard drugs like heroin are being sold. Even after they agree to the trade, the Dons refuse to allow the drugs into schools or to be sold to children.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: He believes that his political connections, which regard gambling as "a harmless vice", will abandon the Family in a heartbeat if they learn that hard drugs like heroin are being sold. Even after they agree to the trade, the Dons refuse to allow the drugs into schools or to be sold to children.
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