Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ gets nine-minute standing ovation
The movie killed it.
Martin Scorsese’s brand-new film “Killers of the Flower Moon” received a nine-minute standing ovation during the film’s world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday.
Scorsese, 80, attended the screening along with fellow cast members Leonardo DiCaprio, 48, Robert De Niro, 79, and Lily Gladstone, 36, Deadline reports.
The nearly three-and-a-half-hour film — which was adapted from David Grann’s book of the same name — is set in Oklahoma during the 1920s and depicts the serial. Killings of members of the oil-rich Osage Nationwhich later became known as the Reign of Terror and led to the formation of the FBI.
The Post has reached out to Scorsese for comment.
“It’s taken time to come around, but Apple did a great job of us, shooting there … there was a lot of grass — I’m a New Yorker,” the “Goodfellas” director said in a post-film speech. said “We lived in that world with the Osage, we really did, and we really miss it.”
The “Wolf of Wall Street” director also thanked the crowd, saying “”I don’t think I’ve ever experienced [anything] like this.”
An early review of the film called it “Leonard DiCaprio’s Best Performance Yet.”
“Pride and concern for the Osage vision was genuine and sincere throughout the process and the Osage responded with the passion and excitement that befits this historic moment,” appreciated Former Osage tribal leader Jim Gray.
“For those of us watching from the sidelines as the best and brightest audition, sew, cater, paint, act and mentor filmmakers, it would be hard not to feel our presence helping to tell. ”
Scorsese’s film was not the only headline-grabbing film.
Harrison Ford’s digitally de-aged face made its long-awaited appearance during the world premiere of “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.”
Former “Pirates of the Caribbean” star Johnny Depp also made an appearance to promote his brand new film “Jean du Barry” and Seven minutes of standing ovation Because of his portrayal of King Louis XV.
At a press conference for the film, Depp slammed Tinseltown, saying the industry “boycotted” him during a defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
“Killers of the Flower Moon” is set for a limited release on October 6, 2023 before a nationwide release on October 20.