|Directed by||Martin Scorsese|
|Screenplay by||Steven Zaillian|
|Based on||I Heard You Paint Houses|
by Charles Brandt
|Music by||Robbie Robertson|
|Edited by||Thelma Schoonmaker|
|Box office||$4.8 million|
The Irishman (also titled onscreen as I Heard You Paint Houses) is a 2019 American epic crime movie directed and produced by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian, based on the 2004 book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt.
Plot[change | change source]
The movie is about Frank Sheeran (De Niro), a truck driver who becomes a hitman and gets involved with mobster Russell Bufalino (Pesci) and his crime family, including his time working for the powerful Teamster Jimmy Hoffa (Pacino).
Cast[change | change source]
Filming[change | change source]
Principal photography began in September 2017 in New York City and in the Mineola and Williston Park sections of Long Island, and ended in March 2018. With a production budget of $159 million and a runtime of 209 minutes, it is one of the longest and most expensive movies of Scorsese's career.
Release[change | change source]
The Irishman had its world premiere at the 57th New York Film Festival on September 27, 2019, and began a small time theater release on November 1, 2019. It was soon streamed on Netflix on November 27, 2019.