Martin Scorsese


Born
in New York, New York, The United States
November 17, 1942

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Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese is an American Academy Award-winning film director, writer, and producer. Also affectionately known as "Marty", he is the founder of the World Cinema Foundation and a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema and has won awards from the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Directors Guild of America. Scorsese is president of the Film Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to film preservation and the prevention of the decaying of motion picture film stock.

Scorsese's body of work addresses such themes as Italian American identity, Roman Catholic concepts of guilt and redemption, machismo, and the violence endemic in American society. Scorsese is widely considered to be on
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A Personal Journey with Mar...

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Racing in the Street: The B...

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The Gangs of New York: Maki...

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The Age of Innocence: The S...

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Scorsese on Scorsese

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Il bello del mio mestiere. ...

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The Age of Innocence: A Por...

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Goodfellas: Screenplay

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Conversations with Scorsese

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

“Your job is to get your audience to care about your obsessions.”
Martin Scorsese

“Movies touch our hearts and awaken our vision, and change the way we see things. They take us to other places, they open doors and minds. Movies are the memories of our life time, we need to keep them alive.”
Martin Scorsese

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