Oscars 2022 celebrates 50th anniversary of ‘The Godfather’

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Director Francis Ford Coppola and stars De Niro and Al Pacino celebrated the 50th anniversary of the iconic film ‘The Godfather’ at the 94th Academy Awards under the theme ‘Movie lovers unite’ at the Dolby Theatre…reports Asian Lite News

On Sunday night, Coppola, Pacino, and De Niro took the stage as their film got honoured at completing 50 years. The three walked up to the stage to the theme song of ‘The Godfather’.

The director was seen making a speech about ‘The Godfather’, while De Niro and Pacino were standing silently beside him.

‘The Godfather’ tribute was introduced by rapper Puff Daddy.

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‘The Godfather’ is a 1972 American crime film based on Mario Puzo’s best-selling 1969 novel of the same name.

The film also stars Marlon Brando among many others.

It is the first installment in ‘The Godfather’ trilogy. The story, spanning from 1945 to 1955, chronicles the Corleone family under patriarch Vito Corleone (Brando), focusing on the transformation of his youngest son, Michael Corleone (Pacino), from a reluctant family outsider to ruthless mafia boss.