Killers Of The Flower Moon: Scorsese’s film will be released in October

dfter months and months of bouncing around, it was release date announced Killers of the Flower Moonthe new film by Martin Scorsese with starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro.

Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from “Killers of the Flower Moon”. (Apple)

The appointment at the cinema – at the moment only the USA – is set for Octoberbefore being streamed by Apple TV+. It is not yet clear, however, whether or not the film will be screened at Cannes 2023, preview. The alleged resistance would be due to excessive duration.

Killers Of The Flower Moon: the plot of the movie

Based on the novel of the same name written by David Grann and released in 2017, is set in the Oklahoma of the 20 years, precisely in Osage Nation, after large oil fields were discovered in that area. Owners of some plots of land very rich in black gold, these natives are killed one by one by a plot hatched by the rancher William Hale (Robert DeNiro).

About the victims gets to investigate the fledgling FBI, which will uncover a chilling conspiracy and those responsible for one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.

To give support to the police there is Ernest Burkhart (Leonardo Dicaprio), nephew of the dreaded Hale e married to an Indian woman by Osage, played by Lily Gladstone. They are in the cast also Jesse Plemons as an FBI agent and the new Oscar winner Brandan Fraseras a powerful lawyer.

The controversy over the duration

With a budget of over 200 million dollars, Killers of the Flower Moon arrives after 4 years from The Irishman, Scorsese’s latest film produced and distributed by Netflix. As with that film, the length of Moon it seems exceptional, and something insurmountable for film festivals.

But how much would that be? Second Showbiz411 about 3 hours and 20 minutesa “trouble” for the Cannes Film Festival, with the organizers struggling to schedule the film and that they apparently asked Scorsese and Apple to shorten the movie.

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Sure is that Scorsese has been absent from Cannes since 1986when he brought the unforgettable to the Croisette Out of hours. But to know if we will see him again on French soil or not, the appointment is for mid-April when all the films in competition will be announced.