She couldn't even weep because of the pain. MICHAEL (after glancing over at Luca) A month ago he bought the movie rights to this book. NAZORINE (stands) Give it to a Jew congressman, in another district. CUT TO: The Don's office JOHNNY (exiting) [Playing kids run into the room and then are escorted out by Tom] P.S. This your friend, huh? Come're. PHOTOGRAPHER: Okay, that's it. VITO CORLEONE: Thank you, Luca, my most valued friend. Soundtrack Credits . SANDRA: Well, you watch yourself, all right? (then, he spits after being shown a badge. MAMA (laughingly) He -- He won't give it to me -- and ah, he says there's no chance. [2][3] Hit recordings in the United States have included "Oh! Si ci dugnu lu babberi (barber) Iddu va, Iddu veni 'u rasolu manu teni. In small bills, cash. (then) Also available in the iTunes Store Albums You … A A. C’è la luna mezz’ o mare C'è 'na luna mezz'u mare. Mall Wedding Sequence (1972) Music by Carmine Coppola. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as … You look terrific! (then, Mama calls Nazorine to the stage) I'm mean, we're not murderers, despite of what this undertaker says. My godson comes all the way from California...give him a glass of wine Madon', if this was someone else's wedding, sfortunato ["Oh, how unlucky I am!"]! It's part of the wedding: No Sicilian can refuse any request on his daughter's wedding day. Fatt' i cazzi tuoi ["Mind your own damn business"] (then) KAY: Nice to meet you But I wept. > So the first and second line goes like < C’e la Luna Mezz’o Mare, Mamma mia fa grillare. Don Corleone, I am honored and grateful that you have invited me to your daugh-- ter's wedding... (then, after realizing he messed up his rehearsed lines, he fails to recover) ...on the day of your daughter's wedding. Hi there. But uh, until that day -- accept this justice as a gift on my daughter's wedding day. This version of the popular Sicilian song appears in the "Godfather" (the celebrated classic directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan). CUT TO: Tessio sitting at a table with Carmella & twins, tossing himself an orange He's a very scary guy. Mr. Hagen, thank you. [Tom smiles, and walks away, as Sonny and Lucy continue] In the film, Ms King sang Luna Mezzo Mare during one of the scenes at her daughter Connie's wedding. CUT TO: Michael and Kay's table -day VITO (to the surrounding guests) Ma-Ma!" LUCA BRASI: Don Corleone, I'm gonna leave you now, because I know you are busy. FREDO: Huh? (then, he tells the photographer, in Italian) [The men bring the film to Barzini, who exposes and crumples it] Ma-Ma! VITO CORLEONE: That is not justice; your daughter is still alive. C'è La Luna Mezz'o Mare. JOHNNY (as Tom quietly enters the Don's office) I love you! (The Butcher Boy)" by Rudy Vallée and "Lazy Mary (Luna Mezzo Mare)" by Lou Monte. by Rudy Vallée (1938, peaked at #8)[4] and "Lazy Mary" by Lou Monte (1958, peaked at #12). [ To print the text inside the scrollable box, select it all, copy, and paste in MSWord or other text editor.] Also, some of the judges. Barzini motions to his men to get the camera If he's your brother, why does he have a different name? That I cannot do. (then, in English) Paulie! VITO CORLEONE: Eh, Don Barzini. For your daughter's bridal purse. (then, after Tom exits to bring Luca into the Don's office) JOHNNY (OS) Your father's been asking for you BONASERA: Then they can suffer then, as she suffers. CUT TO: Connie and Carlo at the head table The Don gestures to Sonny to give Bonasera a drink]. I can't remember the last time that you invited me to your house for a cup of coffee, even though my wife is godmother to your only child. Heh...! Wait a minute... And within an hour, he signed a release, for a certified check for $1,000. JOHNNY (whispers into the Don's ear that he wants to talk to him) So they beat her, like an animal. I want you to leave it all to me. TOM (at the bottom of the stairs) CUT TO: An old man continues "Luna Mezz'a Mare" while Nazorine dances and laughs on stage Suspended sentence! CUT TO: Don's office. CUT TO: Michael and Kay arrive, make some introductions. The Don gestures to Sonny to give Bonasera a drink] Just like that; now, hold it. Monte's version was initially banned from British broadcasts for undesirable innuendo, but has been played to a family-filled baseball stadium at almost every New York Metshome game since the mid-1990s, as the result of a fan … Si ci pigghia la fantasia. (then, once on stage) KAY: Well, who is he? But uh, now you come to me and you say -- "Don Corleone give me justice." Never. Now, Johnny is my father's godson. CUT TO: Outside, Johnny Fontane enters the party, signing autographs In that little silk purse. [2][3], The song has been notably recorded with the following performers and titles:[2][3][7], "Your Hit Parade (USA) Weekly Single Charts From 1938", "Billboard Magazine (USA) Weekly Single Charts For 1958", "Famiglia Amica Valenza: Canzone Napoletana", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=C%27è_la_luna_mezzo_mare&oldid=992780822, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 1927: Paolo Citorello, "Luna mezzo mare" – original copyrighted version, 1929: Paolo Citorello, "Mamma a cu m'addari", 1930: Paolo Citorello, "Mi vulissi maritari", 1930s: Paolo Dones, "A luna 'mmenzu 'u mari". -- [more] MICHAEL: Sure... You wanna meet him? [Bonasera, taking the drink, sips from the shot glass] [1][2], Since the first recording in 1927, the song has proliferated with different titles and lyrics, both in English and in several variants of Italian. In 1938, he recorded the song as a novelty tune called “Oh! VITO CORLEONE: Is this -- Is this necessary? CUT TO: Outside of the Corleone residence, Luca sits, rehearsing his lines -day ), ensuring the song's sustained popularity at Italian wedding receptions, including the opening scene of The Godfather (1972). So they beat her, like an animal. You see, she and Enzo... KAY: Oh, Michael... 9:10 PREVIEW Luna Mezz'o Mare (feat. VITO CORLEONE (to Johnny, after glancing to see Sonny enter), VITO CORLEONE (to Johnny, but toward and about Sonny). Salute! MICHAEL: My brother, Tom Hagen -- this is Kay Adams. My voice is -- is weak. VITO CORLEONE (after Bonasera kisses his hand) Ma-Ma! VITO CORLEONE: That is not justice; your daughter is still alive. See that scary guy over there? Some day, and that day may never come, I'll call upon you to do a service for me. CUT TO: The old man who was singing is now dancing VOICE (OS) They dance to "Ev'rytime I Look In Your Eyes" as the Don watches from his window -day Paulie is watching. You don't even think to call me Godfather. BONASERA: I'll give you anything you ask. CUT TO: Singing and dancing on stage TOM (into Michael's ear) Here is the english Translation. But this, uh -- this man out there, he won't give it to me; the head of the studio. Luna mezz'o mare Songtext von Patrizio Buanne mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse. She couldn't even weep because of the pain. FREDO (apparently drunk) -- Godfather? CUT TO: An old man continues "Luna Mezz'a Mare" while Nazorine dances and laughs on stage CUT TO: Lucy Mancini goes upstairs CUT TO: The old man who was singing is now dancing She resisted. NAZORINE: Well now that the war is over, this boy, Enzo -- they want to repatriate him back to Italy. VITO CORLEONE: I understand. VITO CORLEONE: Thank you. Bonasera... Bonasera... What have I ever done to make you treat me so disrespectfully? JOHNNY (OS, singing "I Have But One Heart"). (then sings the first verse to "Luna Mezz'a Mare") What else? Since the first recording in 1927, the song has proliferated with different titles and lyrics, both in English and in several variants of Italian. [In Italian: "Sing a song"] SONNY: Eh -- what's this -- Get outta here; it's a private party, go on! CUT TO: Connie collecting gifts for her bridal purse. I uh -- I wouldn't even have to act -- just be myself. [OS: Screaming of joy from the party outside] That's a true story. BONASERA: Be my friend -- "...this heart I bring you / I have but one heart / To share with you / I have but one dream / That I can cling to / You are the one dream/I pray comes true..." The song portrays a mother-daughter "coming of age" exchange consisting of … I believe in America. MICHAEL: That's um, like a counselor -- an advisor -- very important to the family. CUT TO: Johnny Fontane in the Don's office. KAY: Please, Michael, tell me. I understand. Virgil Sollozzo called. Anyway, uh, if I had this part in the picture, ya'know, it puts me right back up on top again. A Hollywood finocchio that ah cries like a woman? At the wedding reception in The Godfather, while Marlon Brando is making someone an offer he can’t refuse, the guests are singing a catchy (and salacious, if you know Italian) song that begins “C’è ‘na luna mezzo mare” [There’s a moon in the middle of the sea].There’s quite a backstory to the song, which you can read here:. -- (then, after slapping Johnny on the face) Oh! TOM: How do you do. CUT TO: Sonny pinches Lucy Mancini's cheek as he walks towards his wife, Sandra KAY: No, Michael, not me. Luna Mezz'o Mare (There the moon in the middle of the sea) (Paolo Citorello 1927), I believe is the song your looking for. NAZORINE (seated in front of the Don't desk) The Godfather (1972) Soundtracks. ~Ben bjones531@gmail.com Ma-Ma!" [Luca stands up, facing Mike and Kay, seemingly coming toward them] You found paradise in America, had a good trade, made a good living. "Luna mezz'o mare" ("Moon amid the sea") is a comic Neapolitan song with worldwide popularity, traditionally styled as a brisk 6/8 tarantella, based on an earlier version from Sicily. The Don goes out to meet and hug Johnny, and they, and other guests, toast. [Tom looks up, as if knowing what Sonny's up to] CUT TO: Luca Brasi in Don Corleone's office -day Go take a walk around the neighborhood -- do your job. LUCY: Oh, Sonny! SONNY CORLEONE: It's Michael LUCA BRASI (rehearsing his lines aloud) Tell me anything. I got two gobbagool... gabagol [cappicola] an' a prosciutto! Then I said to my wife, "for justice, we must go to Don Corleone." CUT TO: Connie and the Don dance to "The Godfather Waltz (Come Live Your Life With Me)". I pledge my ever-ending loyalty. CUT TO: Johnny singing to Connie, who's seated. What? And you didn't need a friend of me. MICHAEL (with Kay, gets tapped in the head by Fredo) Why did I weep? The Don is looking out the window TOM: Virgil Sollozzo called. BONASERA (as he leaves the room) Good. (then) Now we're gonna have to give him a day sometime next week. VITO CORLEONE: We'll discuss it when you come back from California. All right P.P.S. VITO CORLEONE (after Johnny exits) Why did you go to the police? She was the light of my life -- beautiful girl. KAY: What was that? Signora Corleone! Many recordings have been made since. Bene! CUT TO: FBI arrive at entrance She was the light of my life -- beautiful girl. It's not me. [The song is finished, and we hear applause. Sonny you in there? CUT TO: Clemenza dancing with his wife MICHAEL: Well, when Johnny was first starting out, he was signed to this personal service contract; with a big band leader. 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