As special photographer on the sets and locations of Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather trilogy, Steve Shapiro had the remarkable experience of witnessing legendary actors giving some of their most memorable performances.
Gathered together in this book are Schapiro’s finest photographs from all three Godfather films, lovingly reproduced from the original negatives. With contextual essays and interviews covering the trilogy in its entirety, this book contains over 300 color and black-and-white images. Schapiro’s images take us behind the scenes of this epic and inimitable cinematic saga, revealing the director’s working process, capturing the moods and personalities involved, and providing insight into the making of movie history.
Steve Schapiro. The Godfather Family Album. 40th Anniversary Edition