Scorsese Hated Filming On Golf Course

Subscribe to Martin Scorsese alerts

Martin Scorsese considers filming on a golf course as his worse moment during the making of THE AVIATOR - as he prefers to "stay indoors".

The New York-born film-maker, 62, felt uncomfortable shooting a scene between LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and Cate Blanchett on the Beverly Hills fairway - and was particularly "appalled" by the number of nocturnal insects.

Scorsese says, "Yes, I'd never been on one before. I'm an urban person. I like to stay indoors.

"I figured it would be safe. We had all the shots worked out. I'd just sit in a chair and watch.

"Then the sun went down too fast. The mosquitoes came out. All those insects. I was appalled. It was too awful.

"I don't like chemicals being sprayed on me. The outdoors isn't for me. I prefer to stay home."

23/12/2004 17:41


Tags: Martin Scorsese - Cate Blanchett

Subscribe to Martin Scorsese alerts

More Martin Scorsese

'Boardwalk Empire' Team Reassembles for HBO Rock and Roll Series

Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter are teaming up with Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger for a new untitled rock and roll series for HBO. The...

Life Itself Movie Review

Fans of film journalism will love this documentary about the noted Chicago critic Roger Ebert, although the movie is just as much about his battle...

Martin Scorsese To Produce Grateful Dead Documentary For 50th Anniversary

Since the release of 'The Wolf of Wall Street' last year, director Martin Scorsese has kept a low profile but it seems he will be...

Martin Scorsese Working on Grateful Dead Career-Spanning Documentary

Martin Scorsese is working on a career-spanning retrospective documentary of the Grateful Dead. Scorsese is producing the film in celebration of the band's 50th anniversary...


Scarlett Johansson To Star In 8-Part Drama Adaptation Of Edith Wharton's 'The Custom Of Country'

Scarlett Johansson is making the jump from the big screen screen to the small when she stars in an adaptation of novelist Edith Wharton's The...

Steve Martin Awarded AFI's Life Achievement Award

Steve Martin will receive the "highest honour in film", the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award. The AFI announced the news on their website on...

Stephen Fry is in Martin Scorsese's New Movie, 'Tomorrow'

Stephen Fry and the singer-songwriter Joss Stone are among the cast for the Martin Scorsese produced Tomorrow, the directorial debut of Martha Pinson, his long-time...

De Niro, Pitt and DiCaprio Set for Martin Scorsese Short Film

In what may well be the most star-studded short movie of all time, Martin Scorsese will direct a campaign video for Melco-Crown Entertainment (MCE) starring...



Martin Scorsese Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Martin Scorsese

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All