We’ve listed ten perfect films for those who love filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Below, you’ll find films that bring many of the most common precepts to Scorsese’s cinema, but which, of course, were not directed by him. They are works of the genres of crime, drama and suspense, raising several epochs, always with untouchable plots and that fascinate the spectator. Let’s go to the list!
10º – Hardcore (Paul Schrader, 1979)After his daughter mysteriously disappears, a father begins a search for answers on the case, only to discover the rotten side of humanity. A hidden pearl of the seventh art, ‘Hardcore’ manages to expose a concise and dynamic story, working to investigate the most rustic meanders that comprise the world. A thriller mixed with drama that will certainly hold his attention.
9º – Love Streams (John Cassavetes, 1984)Intense, the film brings a decadent layer of the lives of two brothers, showing the erratic and always destructive bonds that unite them: ‘Love Streams’ follows all the brilliance of John Cassavetes’ cinema, counting on a hard plot with the spectator and his characters, showing the figure of time and the choices we make in our lives.
8º – Affliction (Paul Schrader, 1997)Exploring the landslide to a man’s madness, ‘Affliction’ is one of the great films by filmmaker Paul Schrader. Here we will have all the private and social processes that man is subjected to in the midst of his psychological construct of degeneration. We will see how the figure of a harmful past also influences man, even more than the present, acting as a structure rooted in his psyche. The film also features a superb performance by Nick Nolte in front of the central character.
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