“Shutter Island” is a psychological thriller directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the novel by Dennis Lehane. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels, who travels to a remote island off the coast of Massachusetts to investigate the disappearance of a patient from a mental hospital. As Teddy and his partner begin their investigation, they soon discover that there are dark and disturbing secrets lurking on the island. The deeper they delve into the case, the more Teddy's own past trauma and psychological issues are brought to the surface, leading to a shocking and unexpected conclusion.
“Shutter Island” is a masterful thriller that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats from start to finish. Martin Scorsese's direction is flawless, creating a haunting and atmospheric tone that perfectly suits the film's dark subject matter. Leonardo DiCaprio delivers an intense and captivating performance as Teddy, expertly conveying his character's inner turmoil and unraveling mental state. The supporting cast, including Mark Ruffalo and Ben Kingsley, is equally strong, and the film's twists and turns keep the audience guessing until the very end. Overall, “Shutter Island” is a gripping and unforgettable cinematic experience that showcases Scorsese and DiCaprio's talents at their best.
“Shutter Island” was not as widely recognized during award season as some of Scorsese's other works, but it did receive several nominations and wins. The film was nominated for Best Cinematography at the Academy Awards and Best Art Direction at the BAFTA Awards. It also won the Best Horror Film award at the Saturn Awards and the Best Film award at the Empire Awards.
|Directed by||Martin Scorsese|
|Produced by||Mike Medavoy Arnold W. Messer Bradley J. Fischer Martin Scorsese|
|Screenplay by||Laeta Kalogridis|
|Based on||Shutter Island
by Dennis Lehane
|Starring||Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson, Max von Sydow,|
|Edited by||Thelma Schoonmaker|
|Phoenix Pictures Sikelia Productions Appian Way Productions|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Release date||February 13, 2010 (Berlin) February 19, 2010 (United States)|
|Running time||139 minutes|
|Box office||$299.5 million|