All films Scorsese mentions in his “Il Maestro” essay

On February 16th 2021, Harper’s Magazine published an essay by Martin Scorsese where he talked about subjects such as his appreciation for Federico Fellini, the devaluation of cinema in the modern environment, his opinions on curation and, of course, his love for films. Here are all the ones he mentioned in his text.

Read his essay here

  • Shadows
  • Les Cousins
  • The Cranes Are Flying
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Breathless
  • Ashes and Diamonds
  • La Dolce Vita
  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • Shoot the Piano Player
  • Love at Twenty
  • La Notte
  • Winter Light
  • Pickpocket
  • The Third Lover
  • The Hand in the Trap
  • Pigs and Battleships
  • Le Doulos
  • 8½
  • Before the Revolution
  • Fellini Satyricon
  • Fellini's Casanova
  • Rome, Open City
  • Paisan
  • Amore
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Umberto D.
  • La Terra Trema
  • La Strada
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • Sweet Charity
  • Ben-Hur
  • I Vitelloni
  • Alex in Wonderland
  • Stardust Memories
  • All That Jazz
  • Toby Dammit
  • Spirits of the Dead
  • Amarcord
  • City of Women
  • The Voice of the Moon
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Mean Streets