Martin and Francesca Scorsese, the dynamic duo of TikTok | ET REALITY


“Okay, I’ll watch one of his movies,” one commenter wrote. “OMG I love seeing this side of him,” wrote another.

His cheerful tone in these videos contrasts not only with his films, known for their disturbing and violent themes, but also with some reflections he has made in his recent interviews. When GQ asked When he spoke to her about his own mortality in September, Scorsese said he thought about it all the time. “I was a great collector, a great obsessive glutton for movies and books, and now they all have to disappear,” he said. “Once you know that you have to let go and that you are going to die, everything changes.”

Giving the public a complete picture of Martin Scorsese is an important part of why his daughter incorporates him on social media and why, years ago, she encouraged him to start a instagram account, so the public could not only see him at work but also glimpse family photos and see him with his dogs. There is also a less-seen part of his life, which is his role in caring for his wife and Francesca’s mother, Helen Morris, who has Parkinson’s. “He’s a lot more private about that stuff,” Francesca said. “People would think it’s this lavish, glitzy, glamorous lifestyle. But on the other hand, he goes in and out of hospital visits with her.”

Some of that life experience was channeled into “Fish Out of Water,” her thesis film at New York University, which was about a young mother who gets the chance to reconnect with her estranged family after her father becomes close. to her with the news of her mother’s failure. health.

While Martin Scorsese first dipped his toe into social media on Instagram, it was the introduction of TikTok that allowed Francesca to give the world another perspective on her father, she said.

“It’s really amazing to see that one of the most incredible filmmakers is not only a big star that people see, I mean, he is, but he is also a totally normal person who walks around in his pajamas, plays with his dogs and just helps people. your daughter with her math homework if she can,” he said. “People love to see that side of him.”

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