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How Scorsese, DiCaprio and De Niro made 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

By Kyle Buchanan

24 May 2023 · 5 min read

Editor's Note

The NYT takes a look at the making of Martin Scorsese’s latest film. It took around seven years to come together, and the finished film is very different from the one he first envisioned.

Films can take years to make, and at age 80, director Martin Scorsese is aware he has a finite amount of both films and years left.

“He’s got many things in his head he wants to do, and I don’t know that we’ll live long enough to do them,” his longtime editor, Thelma Schoonmaker, 83, said at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.

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