<i>Casino</i>. 1995. USA. Directed by Martin Scorsese.
  • Casino

    1995. USA. Martin Scorsese. 178 min.

Friday, October 4, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Casino

    1995. USA. Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci. Shortsightedly characterized upon its release as simply a more luxurious sister film to Scorsese’s Goodfellas, a likely consequence of their shared cast members and screenwriter, this operatic portrayal of Las Vegas succeeds on its own merits. Scorsese expertly leverages the Vegas backdrop to tell a story of characters incapable of a life without violence in a locale both inevitably and irredeemably corrupt. Ferretti, initially trepidatious about tackling a setting so quintessentially American, received an Oscar nomination for his inspired interpretation of Sin City’s grandiose kitsch. 178 min.

In the Film exhibition Dante Ferretti: Designing for the Big Screen

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