Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ has one person among the cast and crew who is dedicated to the movie head over heels. No words can define producer and lead actor, Robert De Niro’s love for the Netflix movie. But, sadly, this might prove to be his last…
The Irishman might prove to be Robert De Niro’s last film. When it opened, the movie created such a hype over Netflix that it was watched by a whopping 26 million households in just 7 days! It is an artwork. What might prove to be Robert De Niro’s finale movie, ‘The Irishman’ is arguably his best work. It is also the closet to his heart.
26 million views, 7 days: Are Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese planning a goodbye after their masterpiece film, ‘The Irishman’?
Last film for Robert De Niro?
‘The Irishman’ is not just another project for the 76-year-old actor. In fact, the crime and politics drama is based on a non-fiction book. “I Heard You Paint Houses” paints the story of a truck driver who turned hitman. He even worked closely with a mobster.
Robert De Niro felt drawn to Frank Sheeran’s chracter in “I Heard You Paint Houses”.
Why ‘The Irishman’ might be Robert De Niro’s last film comes from the fact that the actor was yearning for it for years; since 2007. When De Niro traveled through the pages of “I Heard You Paint Houses”, he immediately felt drawn to the protagonist, Frank Sheeran.
The words that webbed the criminal career of Frank Sheeran and how it cost him his family, moved De Niro.
What would be better than an actor like Robert De Niro to end on a high note like the one “The Irishman” film provides. “All that was in the book: the descriptions Frank had given, the situations, the circumstances. The dialogue was all very real to me. There are some people who have said, ‘Well, that didn’t really happen (in real life)’. That’s fine, because as Marty said, it’s a movie and this is the story we are telling.”
Recipe for an Oscar
Only a project that is taken up with a dedication that Scorsese and Robert De Niro displayed in “The Irishman” film could be the recipe for an Oscar.
What better way to retire from a diversified career? Robert De Niro’s finale movie, “The Irishman” has a strong shot at winning an Oscar under Netflix’s banner. Have you stolen time from your busy schedule to witness what might be Scorsese’s and Robert De Niro’s last film? You can watch it here.