Thursday, December 10, 2015

The Godfather Speaks

Profound insights sometimes come from unexpected places. I've often said that listening to Francis Ford Coppola's commentary on the ‪three ‎Godfather‬ films was a better education than four years of film school, and the video below of comments delivered last week at the Marrakech International Film Festival illustrates why. In commenting on the recent resurgence of religious violence, the legendary Apocalypse Now helmer makes some remarkably lucid observations about Islam that demonstrate a willingness to know things outside of his normal frame of experience.

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