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Saturday, November 7, 2015


(Robert de Niro in “The Godfather II”)

This November, M-Net Movies Showcase Dstv Channel 108 is presenting The Robert De Niro Box Set.

November 8 at 20h00: The Godfather II. Starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Robert Duvall and directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1974. Michael Corleone is ensconced as the new boss of a notorious crime family, and sets out to expand into new territories and bolster his power in New York. The family’s brutal beginnings are revealed in flashbacks, as sibling rivalry threatens to cause a devastating rift in the family.

November 15 at 20h00: The Godfather III. Starring Andy Garcia, Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Wiwora Ryder and Bridget Fonda. Directed in 1990 by Francis Ford Coppola. Don Michael Corleone is tortured by guilt over the killing of his brother Fredo, and tries in vain to clear his conscience. In the midst of a real estate deal, he runs into conflict with a rival clan and is lucky to escape the brutal slaying of several bosses. He reflect on his future, and, above all, on his past.

November 22 at 20h00: Goodfellas. Starring Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro and Lorraine Bracco and directed by Martin Scorsese in 1990. The powerful and merciless Lucchese crime family looks set to rule until the end of time. But they live in a world where power is the most sought-after commodity and, just when you imagine yourself to be invincible, someone may walk through the door and convince you otherwise.

November 24 at 20h00: The Family. Starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones and directed by Luc Besson in 2013. After a rival narrowly fails to wipe out his family, crime boss Giovanni Manzoni (Robert De Niro) relocates to Normandy in France to start over. But old habits die hard, and soon his fiery temper turns his new neighbours against him.

November 29 at 20h00. The Untouchables. Starring Kevin Costner, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, and Andy Garcia. Directed by Brian De Palma in 1987. Al Capone (Robert de Niro), one of the most powerful Mafia bosses in American history, has nearly every law enforcer in Chicago on his payroll. Two exceptions are Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) and Jim Malone (Sean Connery). They assemble a team with the moral courage to bring Capone to book.