The Godfather fiftieth Anniversary Re-Release to Arrive in AMC Theatres on Feb. 25 in Dolby Vision

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The Godfather 50th Anniversary
‘The Godfather: fiftieth Anniversary’ (Courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

In celebration of The Godfather’s 50th anniversary, Paramount will re-release the Francis Ford Coppola traditional in restricted AMC Theatres places in Dolby Vision beginning on February 25, 2022, the studio introduced immediately. The movie can even be re-released in worldwide territories.

In advance of the fiftieth anniversary of the primary movie’s unique launch on March 24, 1972, Paramount and Coppola’s manufacturing firm, American Zoetrope, restored all three Godfather movies over the course of three years. The complete trilogy might be made accessible in 4K Ultra HD for the primary time on March 22, 2022.

During the restoration course of, which was overseen by Coppola, over 300 cartons of movie had been scrutinized to search out the very best decision for every body of all three motion pictures. More than 4,000 hours had been spent repairing movie stains, tears and different anomalies within the negatives, whereas over 1,000 hours had been spent on colour correction to revive the movies to Coppola and cinematographer Gordon Willis’ unique imaginative and prescient. In addition to the 5.1 audio that was permitted by the movie’s sound designer, Walter Murch, throughout a 2007 restoration undertaking, the unique mono tracks of The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II have additionally been restored.

“I am very proud of The Godfather, which certainly defined the first third of my creative life,” stated Coppola in a press release, including that Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone – the director’s new edit of the third movie – is included within the restoration. He continued of Coda, “It captures Mario and my original vision in definitively concluding our epic trilogy.”

“We felt privileged to restore these films and a little in awe every day we worked on them,” stated Andrea Kalas, senior vice chairman, Paramount Archives. “We were able to witness first-hand how the brilliant cinematography, score, production design, costume design, editing, performances, and, of course, screenwriting and direction became famously more than the sum of their parts. It was our commitment to honor all of the filmmakers’ exceptional work.”