We spent months with a single image as proof that Killers of the Flower Moonthe new movie Martin Scorseseexisted. Leonardo Dicaprio and lily gladstone They were seated at a dining table. Weeks later, the first images arrived, in which we could see robert deniro like a big landowner. And today, finally, the trailer for this film based on real events comes to us.
Although we will still have to wait a few months to see it in the cinema, some lucky ones will be able to enjoy it in the cannes film festivalheld from May 16 to 27, in which Scorsese’s film will be screened out of competition.
While waiting for the first reviews and impressions of the director’s possible last film, here is everything we know about Killers of the Flower Moon.
‘Killers of the Flower Moon’: trailer
‘Killers of the Flower Moon’: release date
After its screening at the 76th Cannes Film Festival Killers of the Flower Moon will hit theaters next October 20. Subsequently, it will be released on the platform of AppleTV+.
‘Killers of the Flower Moon’: Synopsis
Based on the nonfiction book of the same name by david grannwith title in Spanish the moon killersand adapted for the screen by Eric Roth, Killers of the Flower Moon narrates the terrifying true crimes that occurred during the 1920s in the Osage Nation, a settlement inhabited by the Osage, Native Americans who suffered greed and racism from whites after discovering the large amounts of oil that their lands hid.
The film focuses on the story of the Ernest marriage (Leonardo Dicaprio) and Mollie Burkhart (lily gladstone), involved in the crimes committed against the Osage along with their uncle, a powerful landowner played by robert deniro.
‘Killers of the Flower Moon’: cast
To the director’s fetish actors, Leonardo Dicaprio and robert denirojoins lily gladstone (certain women) to bring to life this trio of whites responsible for the numerous deaths of the Osage.
With them, Jesse Plemons (Love & Death, Breaking Bad, The Power of the Dog), Barry Corbin (doctor in alaska), brendan fraser (The mummy, The whale), john lightgow (Martian stuff, Footloose) and Tantoo Cardinal (Dances with Wolves, Three Pines) are some of the actors Scorsese has relied on to bring this story based on true events to the big screen.
‘Killers of the Flower Moon’: director
Taxi Driver (1976), Wild bull (1980), One of ours (1990), The Age of Innocence (1993), casino (nineteen ninety five), Departed (2006), The wolf of Wall Street (2013), the Irish (2019)… With a total of 26 fiction feature films and 16 documentariesfew directors can match the legacy that Martin Scorsese leave the film industry. This year, Killers of the Flower Moon joins this list of great works that, as the director stated, may not continue to grow.
Despite having other projects in mind such as the historical drama The Wager about the trial held in the eighteenth century against 30 shipwrecked rescued off the coast of Brazil or the biopic about the 26th US president Theodore Roosevelt (both starring Leonardo Dicaprio), at 80, Scorsese has admitted that “the world has opened up to me, but it’s too late. […] I’m old. I read things, I see things. I want to tell stories, and I don’t have time left“.
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