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Martin Scorsese
General facts
• Born 17th November 1942 in New York City.
• American.
• Screen writer, Film Director, Producer and actor.
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Famous Films
• The departed
• Gangs of New York
• Cape Fear
• The aviator
• Casino
• Bringing out the dead
• Shutter islan...
Awards
• Won a total of 85 awards
• Awards including;
- DGA Award
- Best Director
- Life achievement award
- Critics choic...
‘Master of Director’
• Martin Scorsese is known as the best living director in the world. He has
influenced some of the be...
‘Master of Director’
• Martin Scorsese is known as the best living director in the world. He has
influenced some of the be...
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Martin Scorsese

  1. 1. Martin Scorsese
  2. 2. General facts • Born 17th November 1942 in New York City. • American. • Screen writer, Film Director, Producer and actor. • Raised in the neighbourhood of Little Italy which later on inspired most of his films. • Served as an altar boy in his local church which influenced him to want to be priest when he grew older. • Films he saw inspired him to pursue in films and not as a priest. • In 1964, Scorsese did a degree in film communication at New York University’s school of film. • Working life – 1963 – present. • 41 Films and television shows. • Regarded as one of the greatest film directors of all time. • Best known for his thriller classics. • First Major film – ‘Mean Streets’
  3. 3. Famous Films • The departed • Gangs of New York • Cape Fear • The aviator • Casino • Bringing out the dead • Shutter island • Raging Bull • The Goodfellas • The color of money • Taxi driver
  4. 4. Awards • Won a total of 85 awards • Awards including; - DGA Award - Best Director - Life achievement award - Critics choice award - Golden Globe - Grammy - Man of the year
  5. 5. ‘Master of Director’ • Martin Scorsese is known as the best living director in the world. He has influenced some of the best directors working now such as Quentin Tarantino and Paul Thomas Anderson. • He has directed films in many genres but thrillers being his most popular. • Scorsese is a true master of the art form. He directs his films to the highest ability and gets the best performances out of his actors. • Films subjects such as sin and redemption. • Creates unforgettable masterpieces. • Made some of the greatest films that concentrated on Italian- American culture. • Leonardo Dicaprio and Robert Deniro frequently star in Scrosese films adding to the brilliance due to there successful acting skills.
  6. 6. ‘Master of Director’ • Martin Scorsese is known as the best living director in the world. He has influenced some of the best directors working now such as Quentin Tarantino and Paul Thomas Anderson. • He has directed films in many genres but thrillers being his most popular. • Scorsese is a true master of the art form. He directs his films to the highest ability and gets the best performances out of his actors. • Films subjects such as sin and redemption. • Creates unforgettable masterpieces. • Made some of the greatest films that concentrated on Italian- American culture. • Leonardo Dicaprio and Robert Deniro frequently star in Scrosese films adding to the brilliance due to there successful acting skills.

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