The Irishman I heard you paint houses
An epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the twentieth century. Left behind by the world, former hit man and union truck driver Frank Sheeran looks...
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|Edition:||Director-approved two Blu-ray special edition.|
|Series:||Criterion collection ;
|Summary:||An epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the twentieth century. Left behind by the world, former hit man and union truck driver Frank Sheeran looks back from a nursing home on his life's journey through the ranks of organized crime: from his involvement with Philadelphia mob boss Russell Bufalino to his association with Teamsters union head Jimmy Hoffa to the rift that forced him to choose between the two.|
|Item Description:||Title from end credits.|
Based on the book "I Heard You Paint Houses" by Charles Brandt.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019; later made available for online streaming on Netflix in 2019.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Accompanying material (booklet) inclusion may vary by owning library.
Accompanying booklet includes essay by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien.
"Filming dates: 29 August 2017-5 March 2018"--IMDb, viewed on February 4, 2021.
Special features: "Making 'The Irishman'" -- Newly edited roundtable conversation among Scorsese and actors Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, originally recorded in 2019 -- "Gangster's requiem" : a new video essay / by film critic Farran Smith Nehme -- "Anatomy of a scene: 'The Irishman'" : a 2020 program featuring Scorsese's analysis of the Frank Sheeran Appreciation Night scene from the film -- "The evolution of digital de-aging as seen in 'The Irishman'" : a 2019 program on the visual effects created for the film -- Excerpted interviews with Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran and Teamsters trade-union leader Jimmy Hoffa from 1999 and 1963 -- Trailer and teaser.
|Physical Description:||2 videodiscs (approximately 209 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (22 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm).|
|Format:||Blu-ray, region A, 1080p high definition widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Atmos 7.1; requires Blu-ray player.|
|Audience:||MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language and strong violence.|
|Production Credits:||Original music, Robbie Robertson ; director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; production designer, Bob Shaw.|
[New York, N. Y.] :
The Criterion Collection,