With The Irishman, cult director Martin Scorsese creates his next mafia epic. And this can not really be seen only in terms of running time. The film is considered the longest Netflix movie ever. Connoisseurs of the genre know that it will hardly go smoothly. Now the FSK has given the film an official age rating. Whether GoodFellas, Casino or The Departed: Martin Scorsese knows a lot about gangster movies. That it can sometimes be ugly, should be completely clear. A master just does not like to dictate from studios how he has to make his films. And so Scorsese also had a free hand on the upcoming Netflix movie The Irishman. According to dark it is in the strip, as well as the FSK finds: The Irishman gets an age rating from 16 years.
Anyone who is old enough and brings proper meat can look forward to the three-and-a-half-hour thriller. Since November 14, 2019, The Irishman is playing in selected cinemas. On Netflix, the movie will be on view on November 27th.
In it we get to know the Irish truck driver Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro). After the Second World War, this befriends with the mafioso Russell Bufalino (Joe Pesci). Shortly thereafter, Sheeran already done some jobs for him. It does not take long before murder becomes a daily business. Soon after, he becomes the right hand of union boss Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino). But it does not take long before the business relationship gets out of hand.
In addition to De Niro, Pesci and Pacino, you'll also see Harvey Keitel, Ray Romano and Anna Paquin in The Irishman. Behind the camera Martin Scorsese has ensured a good cast. Cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto makes for strong images, the music comes from Robbie Robertson. You can see all this as a complete work from November 27, 2019 at Netflix.