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** In Part IIIís commentary, he gives a passionate defense of Sofiaís much-mocked performance. Regardless of whether you agree, itís incredibly touching hearing him go to bat so hard for his daughter.


** As savage as [[KickTheSonOfABitch Sonny's beatdown of Carlo]] is, his line afterwards is both this and a CrowningMomentOfAwesome:

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** As savage as [[KickTheSonOfABitch Sonny's beatdown of Carlo]] is, his line afterwards is both this and a CrowningMomentOfAwesome:SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome:


** Also, the reason Enzo was at the hospital in the first place: Don Corleone had agreed to help make arrangements for Enzo to marry his employer's daughter and thus become a citizen rather than be deported back to Italy. Enzo had likely shown up to pay his respects to the ailing Don, and by pure happenstance ends up returning the favour made on his behalf by helping to foil a attempt on Vito's life.

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** Also, the reason Enzo was at the hospital in the first place: Don Corleone had agreed to help make arrangements for Enzo to marry his employer's daughter and thus become a citizen rather than be deported back to Italy. Enzo had likely shown up to pay his respects to the ailing Don, and by pure happenstance ends up returning the favour made on his behalf by helping to foil a an attempt on Vito's life.

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** Also, the reason Enzo was at the hospital in the first place: Don Corleone had agreed to help make arrangements for Enzo to marry his employer's daughter and thus become a citizen rather than be deported back to Italy. Enzo had likely shown up to pay his respects to the ailing Don, and by pure happenstance ends up returning the favour made on his behalf by helping to foil a attempt on Vito's life.

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** The book shows how it's heartwarming towards Buonasera as well. Since accepting Vito's friendship and owing him a debt, he has been in fear that he would be forced to cover up a murder. Now he gets out of it by just doing his normal job.

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* Michael's courting and marriage to Apollonia. What starts as a LoveAtFirstSight, without him even knowing her name, leads to a bit of tension when Michael and his men mention having seen her and finding her beautiful to a man who turns out to be her own father. The man is enraged, and when Michael tells his men to call him back out he comes with several young men (probably sons or other relatives.) Michael defuses the situation with translation from Fabrizio: He explains he meant no disrespect to the man or his daughter, that he is a stranger as he grew up in the US despite having Sicilian blood, and that he wishes to marry her. Then he requests a meeting with her, where the man and the whole family would be present as well. The man (who expressly mentioned before that Sicilian girls are beautiful but virtuous) concedes and Michael and Apollonia start a very adorable oldfashioned courtship, with chaperones included.

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** As savage as [[KickTheSonOfABitch Sonny's beatdown of Carlo]] is, his line afterwards is both this and a CrowningMomentOfAwesome:
-->'''Sonny:''' ''[[BigBrotherInstinct You touch my sister again and I'll kill ya.]]''


* In the movie commentary, during the baptism scene, Francis remarks how blessed he was to have Sofia born to him at the time and pauses to note how cute she was.

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* In the movie commentary, DVDCommentary, during the baptism scene, Francis Creator/FrancisFordCoppola remarks how blessed he was to have Sofia Creator/SofiaCoppola born to him at the time and pauses to note how cute she was.


* From part II, one that's easy to miss and might depend on your interpretation; Neri's attitude towards Michael ordering Fredo's death might be just cold professionalism, or it could be a matter of that he'll do it but won't enjoy it, and might not even like the order in the first place. Take note of the fact that when Fredo and Neri are out on the lake, Neri could take out Fredo at any time, but opts to wait until Fredo finishes his Hail Mary.

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* From part II, one that's easy to miss and might depend on your interpretation; Neri's attitude towards Michael ordering Fredo's death might be just cold professionalism, or it could be a matter of that he'll do it but won't enjoy it, and might not even like the order in the first place. Take note of the fact that when Fredo and Neri are out on the lake, Neri could take out Fredo at any time, but opts to wait until Fredo finishes his Hail Mary.Mary.
** Earlier Michael ordered Neri "I don't want anything to happen to him, while my mother's alive. As Michael hugs Fredo at their mother's funeral he gives a cold look at Neri to signal "It's time." Neri looks down sadly.


* After Sonny's death at the tollbooth, Don Vito has Tom call the mortician Bonasera to repay the favor he owes. Bringing Sonny's body to funeral parlor, Vito begs for the favor:

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* After Sonny's death at the tollbooth, Don Vito has Tom call the mortician Bonasera to repay the favor he owes. Bringing Sonny's body to funeral parlor, Vito begs for the favor:favor (doubles as a TearJerker):



Doubles as a TearJerker.


--> '''Vito''': I want you to use all your powers, and all your skills. I don't want his mother to see him this way. ''(he pulls away the sheet to reveal Sonny's bullet-riddled corpse. After a moment, Vito begins crying)'' [[HeroicBSOD Look how they massacred my boy]]... Doubles as Tear Jerker.

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--> '''Vito''': I want you to use all your powers, and all your skills. I don't want his mother to see him this way. ''(he pulls away the sheet to reveal Sonny's bullet-riddled corpse. After a moment, Vito begins crying)'' [[HeroicBSOD Look how they massacred my boy]]... boy]]...
Doubles as Tear Jerker.a TearJerker.


--> '''Vito''': I want you to use all your powers, and all your skills. I don't want his mother to see him this way. ''(he pulls away the sheet to reveal Sonny's bullet-riddled corpse. After a moment, Vito begins crying)'' [[HeroicBSOD Look how they massacred my boy]]...

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--> '''Vito''': I want you to use all your powers, and all your skills. I don't want his mother to see him this way. ''(he pulls away the sheet to reveal Sonny's bullet-riddled corpse. After a moment, Vito begins crying)'' [[HeroicBSOD Look how they massacred my boy]]... Doubles as Tear Jerker.


* Even if their relationship is strained, Vito won't take a family photo without Michael. His unconditional love for his family is reinforced later when Vito is touched upon hearing that his godson Johnny Fontaine has come all the way from California, it doesn't matter if he's only showing up to ask a favor.

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* Even if their relationship is strained, Vito won't take a family photo without Michael. His unconditional love for his family is reinforced later when Vito is touched upon hearing that his godson Johnny Fontaine Fontane has come all the way from California, it doesn't matter if he's only showing up to ask a favor.


* Even if their relationship is strained, Vito won't take a family photo without Michael. His unconditional love for his family is reinforced later when Vito is touched upon hearing that his godson Johnny Fontana has come all the way from California, it doesn't matter if he's only showing up to ask a favor.

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* Even if their relationship is strained, Vito won't take a family photo without Michael. His unconditional love for his family is reinforced later when Vito is touched upon hearing that his godson Johnny Fontana Fontaine has come all the way from California, it doesn't matter if he's only showing up to ask a favor.


* Even if they relationship is strained, Vito won't take a family photo without Michael. His unconditional love for his family is reinforced later when Vito is touched upon hearing that his godson Johnny Fontana has come all the way from California, it doesn't matter if he's only showing up to ask a favor.

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* Even if they their relationship is strained, Vito won't take a family photo without Michael. His unconditional love for his family is reinforced later when Vito is touched upon hearing that his godson Johnny Fontana has come all the way from California, it doesn't matter if he's only showing up to ask a favor.

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