Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1980. Vintage photograph of a relaxed director Martin Scorsese and actor Robert De Niro "conferring in the ring" on the set of the 1980 film.
Based on the 1970 memoir by former middleweight champion Jake LaMotta, about his struggles in and outside the ring. Nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor for Joe Pesci, and Best Supporing Actress for Cathy Moriarty, winning two, including De Niro's first and only Best Actor statuette (after previously winning Best Supporting Actor for "The Godfather Part II").
Set in predominantly in New York City, shot on location there.
10 x 8 inches. Faint diagonal scratch, else Near Fine.
National Film Registry. Ebert. Spicer US Neo-Noir.