Martin Scorsese makes new film ‘bored’ during lockdown
Martin Scorsese – like all of us – is getting bored while under lockdown, self-isolating from the coronavirus.
However, the award-winning director has decided to take his quarantine angst and channel it into creative pursuits. Scorsese has just release a new short – all shot on an iPhone – from his home.
It recently premiered on a BBC special about “lockdown culture”.
"Been quite a while, now, that I've been quarantined," says Scorsese, in the short film.
"We had been working so hard on so many different projects, and things were spinning and spinning and spinning, and suddenly there was a crash. And a stop."
"There was a day or so of a kind of relief. I didn't have to go anywhere or do anything. I mean, I had to do everything, but I didn't have to do it then."
The star then discusses the anxiety that set in, as he felt time passing with an inability to do any work.
You can watch the whole production below:
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