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undeterred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-23-07 03:30 PM
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17. The characters are much more complex in the book
not that there aren't some great performances in the movie- but Scarlett has a whole lot more depth in the book too. And you really get that Irish old country background.
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  -I finished reading 'The Godfather, by Mario Puzo'. Neoma  Jun-23-07 12:45 AM   #0 
  - Most books are better then the movie.  texanwitch   Jun-23-07 01:00 AM   #1 
  - I couldn't ever get through the wedding part, it just seemed so boring.  Neoma   Jun-23-07 01:08 AM   #2 
  - The movie's WAY better.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-23-07 01:19 AM   #3 
  - Maybe I'll be on your good literary history list someday.  Neoma   Jun-23-07 01:27 AM   #4 
  - LOL, not what I meant.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-23-07 01:35 AM   #5 
  - I read the book years after first seeing the movie  volstork   Jun-23-07 12:17 PM   #14 
  - I thought the movie  some guy   Jun-23-07 03:34 AM   #6 
  - "If I had known that so many people were going to read that book...  mitchum   Jun-23-07 10:36 AM   #7 
  - Haha, great quote.  Neoma   Jun-23-07 05:35 PM   #18 
  - In my opinion, The Godfather is one of the greatest American movies ever made  Poiuyt   Jun-23-07 10:38 AM   #8 
  - I'd rather have pizza.  Neoma   Jun-23-07 05:37 PM   #20 
  - I agree...see it as a metaphor for what went wrong with America after WWII  deutsey   Jun-23-07 08:20 PM   #32 
  - I showed it to my g/f for the first time last week  Neo   Jun-23-07 10:58 AM   #9 
  - Yeah, no one likes the third one.  Neoma   Jun-23-07 05:36 PM   #19 
  - I think it depends which you encounter first.  undeterred   Jun-23-07 11:10 AM   #10 
  - Was surprised when I read GWTW...was so different from movie!  badgerpup   Jun-23-07 01:36 PM   #15 
  - The characters are much more complex in the book  undeterred   Jun-23-07 03:30 PM   #17 
  - The first R movie I saw...  Neoma   Jun-23-07 05:38 PM   #21 
  - So I guess I'll watch the movie first then.  Neoma   Jun-23-07 05:39 PM   #22 
  - Get the DVD of the movie. I agree with Starbucks Anarchist, it's way better than the book.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-23-07 11:14 AM   #11 
  - Well after reading the book.  Neoma   Jun-23-07 05:40 PM   #23 
  - the movie's alright, Coppola wraps the violence within some grander...  bridgit   Jun-23-07 11:17 AM   #12 
  - Another vote  qdemn7   Jun-23-07 12:13 PM   #13 
  - Amazing that people say that.  Neoma   Jun-23-07 05:42 PM   #24 
     - No, the conventional wisdom is that good literature generally does not...  mitchum   Jun-23-07 06:24 PM   #29 
  - I read the book before the movie premiered and I thought the book was  mohinoaklawnillinois   Jun-23-07 02:04 PM   #16 
  - What character did he play?  Neoma   Jun-23-07 05:42 PM   #25 
     - Michael.  Bunny   Jun-23-07 06:01 PM   #27 
  - The Godfather is widely regarded as one of the 5 best movies ever made.  MrSlayer   Jun-23-07 05:45 PM   #26 
  - Agreed  qdemn7   Jun-23-07 06:07 PM   #28 
  - IMHO, the movie is outstanding.  triguy46   Jun-23-07 07:16 PM   #30 
  - Hello! The movie (and GII) is considered one of the top 5 evah, as Mr.Slayer said!  WinkyDink   Jun-23-07 08:12 PM   #31 
 

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