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Martin Scorsese

Director

“Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.”

 

Biography

Martin Scorsese was born in New York City and soon developed a passion for cinema and a particular admiration for neo-realist cinema which inspired him and influenced his view or portrayal of his Sicilian heritage. After graduating from NYU Film School in 1966 and making a number of shorts, he shot his first feature-length film Who’s That Knocking at My Door (1968) with fellow student, actor Harvey Keitel, and editor Thelma Schoonmaker both of whom were to become long-term collaborators. Mean Streets followed in 1973 and provided the benchmarks for the ‘Scorsese style’. After Scorsese directed Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, the trio was reunited for the dark journey of Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver. After New York, New York Scorsese released Raging Bull. The acclaimed biography of middleweight fighter Jake LaMotta was followed by exploration of fans as pariah in The King of Comedy, dark-comic dreams in After Hours and pool sharks in The Color of Money. Scorsese outraged some religious… read more

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MrHappyFarts

3Jan14

Even though I just watched them earlier this year, I really want to re-watch a bunch of his flicks already.

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poldovsky

18Nov13

when i became interested in cinema, scorsese was one of the directors i got into first

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Paola Castro

18Mar13

Maravilloso!

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Omer Syed

13Mar13

Check out "Brilliant Martin Scorsese Quotes" on my blog. http://journalsoncinema.tumblr.com/post/45252602584/brilliant-martin-scorsese-quotes

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