The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Netflix, IMDB

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
STC Genre: Institutionalized

  • “Group” – the Family
  • “Choice” – whether Michael joins family business or not
  • “Sacrifice” – will Michael sacrifice his family or his soul?

I don’t think it requires any comments – this is such a classic. One of my takeaways, because the movie is so long, it helps if the setup is actually a bit tighter than the beat sheet suggests, or at least is spiced up by more action. But then, I’m an action junky…