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Films By Martin Scorsese

When approached to direct the American contribution to the BFi's Century of Cinema project, Martin Scorsese (a natural choice given his remarkable film knowledge and passion) decided the only possible approach he could take was a distinctly personal, idiosyncratic memoir of what American movies ... Read more
If Martin Scorsese never made another movie, he could unquestionably sustain a career as one of the greatest ever teachers of film. This is an epic masterclass on how to watch films, how to interpret a director's intentions, how to enjoy cinema. Scorsese takes us to back to his Sicillian roots ... Read more
Charlie Cappa is a twenty-seven year-old second-generation Italian American. He lives in New York, supported by his mother. For him, life in 'little Italy' is a desperate case of survival, complicated by his Catholic upbringing, which has left him with many unresolved conflicts. ... Charlie is a ... Read more
A very conventional young man is ... shaving in a very conventional ... bathroom. The camera carefully ... follows every stage of the operation, ... but then he doesn't finish shaving .... ... Read more
Andy Warhol has predicted that by the ... end of the century everyone will have ... been famous for five minutes. ... Rupert Pupkin wants 15 minutes. He ... warns it on telvision's late night talk ... show. And he wants it now. ... Robert de Niro is Rupert Pupkin, an ... aspiring comic - and ... Read more
"Creepiest movie of the year in every sense, and one of the best." - Time Out London ... The fifth collaboration between Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese, The King of Comedy (MIFF 1983) was underappreciated upon its release, but stands up as a forgotten classic, featuring virtuoso performances ... Read more
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