A Personal Journey With Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Poster

Release Date: 1995

DVD Release Date: September 12th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|3 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
This lauded documentary by revered director Martin Scorsese explores the history of American cinema by focusing on the work of a number of highly influential filmmakers. In addition to examining pioneering productions by D.W. Griffith and F.W. Murnau, Scorsese looks at a variety of other key directors, including Charlie Chaplin, John Ford, Vincente Minnelli and Orson Welles, while featuring interviews with Francis Ford Coppola, Kathryn Bigelow and other cinema luminaries.

Cast: Martin Scorsese, Kathryn Bigelow, Frank Capra, John Cassavetes, Philippe Collin, Francis Ford Coppola, Brian De Palma, Andre de Toth

Director: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Miramax Films, British Film Institute

Keywords: 1940s, Passionate, 1960s, 1950s, Endearing, Quest, 1930s, Transformation