Three decades after its successful movie premiere, The Godfather III returns to the halls with a new ending. Director Francis Ford Coppola it remastered the original material to obtain a better quality in image and sound. Furthermore, it incorporated a completely different beginning and ending.
On the other hand, the director set out to adapt the story to a version more adjusted to the Mario Puzo text on which the saga is based. Under the title The Godfather Epilogue: The Death of Michael Corleone, the film will be released on December 4 in North American theaters and will then have its world premiere on digital platforms.
IN this context, the studies Paramount Pictures They just released the trailer for the film and an interview with the director where he explains why he chose to make these controversial changes to a film masterpiece. “In musical language, the coda is a kind of epilogue. A conclusion and that is what we wanted this film to be. What you will see is a film with a different beginning and an end,” he explained.
“The film is a recognition of the favorite title of Puzo and mine, picking up the original intentions that were initially considered for the third installment. With these changes and the image and sound restored, for me it is a more appropriate conclusion for The Godfather and The Godfather II. They will see a film with a different beginning and end, with many repositioned scenes. It is a new experience, “adds the director.