He does not get up or even attempt to look around for his father, but instead simply continues his conversation as if nothing had happened.
Though the love between Michael and Apollonia is portrayed as gentle, patient, and true, Apollonia is certainly attractive to a future mafioso not just for her kindness and beauty, but for her subservience.
That culture is completely different than modern American culture, and this is only one of several scenes where we can see that.
She had also taken some traits that her parents had worried about in the first place; that she was beginning to distance herself from her Sicilian roots.
I think the scene where Fabrizio offends Mr.
Or did Vito Corleone tell him to marry a Sicilian girl and not an American girl? You can better orientate by the church on the hill since there are more buildings now than in the time of filming the movie.