Modern master

Martin Scorsese is a living legend of cinema, but that doesn't mean he'll shy away from productions like the 3D, family-friendly Hugo, writes Paul Byrne.

11th December, 2011
Modern master
Martin Scorsese: 'Crooks, scoundrels and psychopaths, those I understood most of my life, but children took a little longer to figure out'. Photo: CameraPress

The first thing that you notice about Martin Scorsese, as he strolls down the second floor hallway of London's Dorchester Hotel, is just how small this giant of modern cinema is. He's surrounded by three women, and each of them towers over him.

I've met Scorsese three times before but, each time, he was already sitting comfortably when I came into the room. Here, his height is a little more obvious.

Scorsese is 5'4". His...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago