Feb. 19, 2010: Martin Scorsese on why he directs violent films

The director said it's a trait he finds most interesting in characters.
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Transcript for Feb. 19, 2010: Martin Scorsese on why he directs violent films
Men of violence kept. And that seems to be one of your big thing you know I guess it is and became a keeping drawn to it the Wharton. Talks about violence being God's greatest gift. From. That the semen around the media and the picture. And you believe them. I don't want to believe it. And that's where there is I guess they keep being drawn to these stories because if you take he'd taken as what are we is. What we really are human beings. That part of our nature which is. Purely. Fiscal animal and a sense. Where survival kicks in and that's sort of think what is it what is it really can violence ultimately evolved. Out of our species. Is a better live is a monster good man. That's that's that's that's a line that made me do the movie yeah. Now I I think what's interesting is that possibly the answer to that is up to be individual. Thank you thank you.

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