What truly matters for fans of The Godfather trilogy is that there is a new version to check out, sixteen years after the last film arrived. It’s currently a difficult time for cinemas everywhere, and with The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone opening only in select theatres, it’s unlikely to break any box office records.
With the release date just around the corner, the first trailer has been revealed, courtesy of Paramount Movies’ YouTube channel. The trailer kicks off with a quote from Coppola, explaining that an all-new beginning and end have been added to the director’s cut (as has a new title): The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone. Claiming that “The picture has been given new life,” Coppola’s film looks drastically improved – at least in terms of its image quality:
However, it’s the Blu Ray and digital releases that will truly show the demand for the director’s cut, especially with the Christmas season rapidly approaching.