Martin Scorsese rejects question about the lack of female lead characters in his films

The director was requested about female characters throughout a press convention at the Rome Movie Competition final evening

Martin Scorsese has rejected a question about the lack of female protagonists in his films, saying that “that’s not even a sound level” to make.

The director was talking at a press convention at the Rome Movie Competition yesterday (October 21) to advertise his new movie The Irishman when he made the feedback.

The Hollywood Reporter stories {that a} member of the Italian press requested Scorsese about the lack of outstanding female roles in his films, which prompted a response from the “considerably pissed off” director.

“No. That’s not even a sound level. That’s not legitimate,” Scorsese stated. “I can’t…. That goes again to 1970. That’s a question that I’ve had for therefore a few years.”

The Irishman

Scorsese’s newest movie The Irishman

Asking his common producer Emma Tillinger Koskoff, who was additionally on the panel, if he was “imagined to” produce female-fronted films, Scorsese added: “If the story doesn’t name for it…. It’s a waste of everyone’s time. If the story requires a female character lead, why not?”

Koskoff then cited Alice Doesn’t Stay Right here and On line casino as examples of Scorsese films with sturdy female characters. However Scorsese, who additionally added Age of Innocence to that record, stated “they don’t depend that”.

On line casino. Sharon Stone’s nice in that. They don’t depend that. Neglect it,” he stated.

“Certain, I’d love to do [female-fronted films],” Scorsese continued. “However you understand what, I’m 76 now. How am I going to have the time?

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“I don’t know what’s going to occur. We don’t know. I don’t have time anymore.”

Martin Scorsese’s current feedback about Marvel films, which he labelled as “despicable”, had been just lately backed by his fellow director Francis Ford Coppola.

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