How Editing Affects The Meaning of a Scene | The Godfather Video Essay
by Good Filmmaking
In this video essay, Aaron explores how the Soviet montage theory espoused by filmmakers and theorists like Lev Kuleshov in the 1920’s, impacted Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece, The Godfather, specifically how the film’s editing style adds layers of meaning to each scene.
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