Killers Of The Flower Moon Nine-Minute Standing Ovation
Killers of The Flower Moon, Martin Scorsese’s latest movie debuting at Cannes Film Festival 2023, received a nine-minute standing ovation, Deadline notes.
The movie is an Apple Original Films project and features characters played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert de Niro. After the screening, director Martin Scorsese talked about the movie to the crowd.
“Thank you to the Osages. Everyone connected with the picture. My old pals Bob and Leo, and Jesse and Lily. We shot this a couple of years ago in Oklahoma. It’s taken it’s time to come around but Apple did so great by us. There was lots of grass. I’m a New Yorker. I was very surprised. This was an amazing experience. We lived in that world.” Scorsese said.
Listen to a bit of Scorsese’s speech after ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ premiere in #Cannes. Lily Gladstone received the heartiest cheers and applause pic.twitter.com/jBhM1fWIiP
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) May 20, 2023
Following the screening of the 206-minute drama, the audience showed its appreciation by giving a nine-minute standing ovation.
According to Variety, Killers of The Flower Moon was the most anticipated movie at the festival.
Leonardo DiCaprio Killers Of The Flower Moon
During the movie’s press conference, DiCaprio addressed his experience working with Martin Scorsese on the project. “What Marty does incredible well, is that he expresses the most twisted, sinister character you can ever imagine, and bring out the human condition.” he said, as mentioned here.
DiCaprio describes Scorsese as the ‘the singular director of our time’ #Cannes pic.twitter.com/INg1I34P1C
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) May 21, 2023
Killers Of The Flower Moon Release Date
The movie, an adaptation of David Grann’s bestseller with the same title, will be released in cinemas on October 6, 2023, in the United States.
Published by HOLR Magazine.