Director: Martin Scorsese Run Time: 209 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2019
Starring: Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Ray Romano, Robert De Niro, Stephen Graham
Country: United States, France
Screening as part of Mondays with Marty
About the film:
Martin Scorsese’s most recent hit returns to the Film Center! Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, The Irishman marks his ninth collaboration with De Niro.
Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.