March 9, 2011

The Big Shave: Martin Scorsese's Student Project from 1967

"For his final project as a student of New York University's film school, Martin Scorsese produced the six-minute short The Big Shave as an anti-Vietnam piece for an "Angry Arts Against The War" demonstration. Dialogue-free and employing only a single location and character, Scorsese took a simple premise and crafted an accomplished and unsettling piece that is said to be a comment on the self-destructive nature of U.S. intervention in Vietnam."

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Posted by Derek Markham at March 9, 2011 5:15 AM
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