Il prossimo film in lingua originale è The Irishman, in programma al Cinema Centrale lunedì 4 novembre e martedì 5 novembre alle ore 15.20
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The Irishman is a 2019 American epic crime film directed and produced by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian. The film follows Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran (Robert De Niro), a truck driver who becomes a hitman and gets involved with mobster Russell Bufalino (Joe Pesci) and his crime family, including his time working for the powerful Teamster Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino).
One of the lines that stands out in the trailer for The Irishman is “I heard you paint houses,” said to Robert De Niro’s character as he’s shown murdering someone. That line is the title of the book that The Irishman is based on, written by Charles Brandt in 2004.
The Irishman runs at 209 minutes, making the crime epic nearly three and a half hours long.
Thanks to CGI (computer-generated imagery) we will see the actors also playing younger versions of themselves.
The Irishman is scheduled to receive a limited theatrical release at the beginning of November 2019, followed by digital streaming on Netflix on November 27, 2019.
Tagline: His story changed history
The synopsis that comes with the first official trailer reads: “Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci star in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, an epic saga of organised crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th Century.
Spanning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa, and offers a monumental journey through the hidden corridors of organized crime: its inner workings, rivalries and connections to mainstream politics.”
The film received widespread acclaim, with critics highlighting the technical aspects, direction, screenplay, and the performances of De Niro, Pacino, and Pesci.
On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds a 99% approval score. The website’s critics consensus reads: “An epic gangster drama that earns its extended runtime, The Irishman finds Martin Scorsese revisiting familiar themes to poignant, funny, and profound effect.”
Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the film a score of 94 out of 100,indicating “universal acclaim”.