The appearance of the two “titans” of cinema at the premiere of the movie Killers of the Flower Moon was the event of the day

The screening of Martin Scorsese’s latest film, in which for the first time the 80-year-old director’s two fetish actors, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, join forces for the first time, was the event of the day yesterday Saturday, on the red carpet of the Festival of Cannes.

The entire cast of the film was in attendance, along with many other personalities from film and entertainment in general, such as Cate Blanchett, Naomi Campbell, Isabelle Huppert and others

With the arrival of Scorsese and his two protagonists, the crowd adored them and everyone was asking for an autograph, a selfie…

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Although he is not competing for the Golden Palm, Scorsese – awarded in 1976 for “Taxi Driver”, president of the jury in 1998 and one of the biggest names in world cinema – proved with Killers of the Flower Moon that he is still alive.

The case

Scorsese takes his two favorite protagonists to a new universe, that of a Native American tribe, the Osage, who own a land rich in oil and are suddenly murdered or disappear.

THE DiCaprio plays Ernest Burkhart, a man in love with an Amerindian woman (played by Lily Gladstone) who finds himself embroiled in the conspiracy hatched by tycoon William Hale, aka Robert De Niro. An FBI agent (played by Jesse Plemons) takes it upon himself to solve the crimes.

The director wants to show how some Americans “managed to rationalize violence, even at the expense of their loved ones, by simply stating: that’s the culture. One team comes, another goes,” he said recently in Los Angeles.

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The 3-hour-and-30-minute film brings to light “a forgotten period of our past,” said DiCaprio, who was originally set to play the FBI agent but preferred a more complex role and spent time with the Osage natives. About 40 of them took part in the film and some were in Cannes.

The film, which cost $200 million, was shot in the areas where the Osage live. The goal was to “immerse ourselves in this world,” Scorsese insisted, despite the heat and coyotes ravaging the Oklahoma plains.