The Irishman

Directed by Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese’s epic saga of organised crime in postwar America. Written by Gangs of New York collaborator Steven Zaillian (Schindler’s List), Scorsese’s The Irishman weaves an engrossing and intricate web of connected events, audaciously cutting back and forth across decades. Presented through the prism of Sheeran’s (De Niro) memories of his criminal past, the film uses state-of-theart visual effects to ‘de-age’ the cast from their 70s through their 30s.

The seamless post-production allows Scorsese to bring together a megawatt cast including the GoodFellas pairing of De Niro and Joe Pesci (out of retirement here for Scorsese), alongside Harvey Keitel, Stephen Graham, Anna Paquin, Jesse Plemons, Bobby Cannavale, Ray Romano, and Al Pacino, appearing for the first time in a Scorsese film.



209 minutes

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