The Godfather, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone. The film will also debut in select theaters December 4, 2020 (on Blu-ray™ and Digital December 8, 2020).
Just in time for the 30th anniversary of The Godfather: Part III, director/screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola has re-edited the final film in his epic Godfather trilogy.
This new version, entitled Mario Puzo’s THE GODFATHER, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone, achieves Coppola and screenwriter Puzo’s original vision for the finale, which has been meticulously restored for the finest presentation of the Corleone saga’s last chapter.
Mario Puzo’s THE GODFATHER, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone will be available exclusively to own on Blu-ray and Digital December 8, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment. The film will also debut in select theaters on December 4.
“Mario Puzo’s THE GODFATHER, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone is an acknowledgement of Mario’s and my preferred title and our original intentions for what became The Godfather: Part III,” said Coppola. “For this version of the finale, I created a new beginning and ending, and rearranged some scenes, shots, and music cues. With these changes and the restored footage and sound, to me, it is a more appropriate conclusion to The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II and I’m thankful to Jim Gianopulos and Paramount for allowing me to revisit it.”