The Irishman film received many nominations at several film festivals, such as the Golden Globe and the Critics’ Choice Awards. The film is a film adaptation of the book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. The story in the book is taken from the true story of Frank Sheeran after the United States war.
The story’s point of view comes from Frank Sheeran, a World War II veteran. Sheeran is a con artist and assassin who works with several other colleagues. Their colleagues are not random, they have their respective skills and are classified as proficient. The film The Irishman seeks to present the biggest mysteries in United States history, such as the disappearance of a legendary union leader named Jimmy Hoffa.
Do not stop there, the audience will also see the connectivity between criminals and corporate life to politics. The Irishman, the Netflix film by director Martin Scorsese, was watched by 26.4 million users worldwide in its first seven days. Reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix expects around 40 million users to watch The Irishman within 28 days of premiere on November 27, 2019. At its premiere, around 18 percent of total Netflix users watched The Irishman as a whole for three and a half hours.
According to the research company, this is equivalent to the day of the premiere of the thriller film Bird Box (18%) and greater than El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (11%), as reported by Variety. At the end of the third quarter of 2019, Netflix had 60.6 million U.S. streaming subscribers. and a total of 158.3 million worldwide. This film stars a number of senior film actors and actresses such as Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Jesse Plemons, Bobby Cannavale, and Anna Paquin.
Robert De Niro is a two-time Oscar recipient actor. First as Best Supporting Actor in the film The Godfather: Part 2 in 1975, and Best Leading Actor through the film Reging Bull in 1981. While Al Pacino was awarded the Best Leading Actor at the Oscars in 1993 through the film Scent of a Women. Apart from Martin Scorsese as the director, Steven Zaillian is the screenwriter for this film. Martin Scorsese was the recipient of the 2007 Oscar for Best Director through the film The Departed. Meanwhile, Steven Zaillian received an Oscar in 1994 as Best Adapted Scriptwriter through the film Schindler’s List.
Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – The film “The Irishman” has been running on Netflix since November 27. The following is a synopsis of the film directed by Martin Scorsese and featuring the actions of Oscar winners such as Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci as the main stars.
The Irishman is a film adapted from the book “I Heard You Paint Houses” by Charles Brandt. The book tells the true story of the life of Frank Sheeran (played by Robert De Niro), a hitman in New York City in the 1970s.
On the other hand, this story also tells the story of organized crime in America after the War, where there is one of the biggest unsolved mysteries in history, namely the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino).
From this situation, this film also offers a portrait of organized crime in the work environment, competition and connections to politics. How the incident was later linked to the relationship between Sheeran, Hoffa and the Bufalino Crime Family mafia group with one of its members, Russell Bufalino (Joe Pesci).
The film, which is also supported by the actions of a number of other actors such as Bobby Cannavale, Harvey Keitel, Ray Romano, and Anna Paquin, has a duration of 3 hours and 29 minutes.
“The Irishman” previously premiered at the New York Film Festival on September 27. The film was also shown in US theaters starting November 1, before finally being available on streaming services on November 27.
This film is Scorsese’s first release since “Silence” (2016). Initially, Scorsese was preparing to make a film with his old studio Paramount, but his increasing budget led him to later sell it to Netflix.
VFX technology was used in the production of this film to make Pacino, De Niro, and Pesci younger. This makes this film reportedly spend up to US $ 160 million (Rp.2.26 trillion) as well as making Scorsese’s most expensive film project to date.
After knowing the synopsis, get ready to watch the film The Irishman, which has aired since November 27, 2019.