Martin Scorsese

Martin SCORSESE (1942, New York, USA) is the son of Sicilian immigrants and was raised in New York's Little Italy. He attended the New York film school and during this period he made a number of award-winning shorts. Scorsese is known as one of America's most important filmmakers. He excels with his personal and often autobiographical films, his refined style, and surprises with his choice of subject.


(selection) Who's That Knocking at My Door (1968), Street Scenes (1970, doc), Boxcar Bertha (1972), Mean Streets (1973), Italian-American (1974, doc), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1975), Taxi Driver (1976), New York, New York (1977), The Last Waltz (1978), American Boy (1979, doc), Raging Bull (1980), The King of Comedy (1983), After Hours (1985), The Color of Money (1986), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Life Lessons (episode of New York Stories, 1989), Goodfellas (1990), Cape Fear (1991), The Age of Innocence (1993), A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1994), Casino (1995), Kundun (1997), Il dolce cinema (1999, TV), Bringing Out the Dead (1999), Il mio viaggio in Italia (2001, doc), The Concert for New York City (2001, TV, segment The Neighborhood), Gangs of New York (2002), The Blues (2003, TV doc, segment Feel Like Going Home, Lady by the Sea), The Statue of Liberty (TV doc, 2004), The Aviator (2004), No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005, doc), The Departed (2006), The Key to Reserva (2007, short), Shine a Light (2008, doc), Shutter Island (2010), A Letter to Elia (2010, doc, co-dir), Boardwalk Empire (2010, TV series), Public Speaking (2010, doc), George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011, doc), Hugo (2011)

Martin Scorsese at IFFR