'Killers of the Flower Moon' depicts an American tragedy, Scorsese-style : Pop Culture Happy Hour The compelling new film Killers of the Flower Moon is a sweeping three-and-half-hour-long crime saga, romance and Western. Directed by Martin Scorsese, it's told through the lens of a marriage in 1920s Oklahoma. It stars Lily Gladstone as an Osage woman and Leonardo DiCaprio as the low-level white thug who professes to love her. But he continues to do the bidding of his uncle (Robert De Niro), who's stealing from and murdering her people.

'Killers of the Flower Moon' depicts an American tragedy, Scorsese-style

'Killers of the Flower Moon' depicts an American tragedy, Scorsese-style

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Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio in Killers of the Flower Moon. Melinda Sue Gordon/Apple hide caption

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Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio in Killers of the Flower Moon.

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The compelling new film Killers of the Flower Moon is a sweeping three-and-half-hour-long crime saga, romance and Western. Directed by Martin Scorsese, it's told through the lens of a marriage in 1920s Oklahoma. It stars Lily Gladstone as an Osage woman and Leonardo DiCaprio as the low-level white thug who professes to love her. But he continues to do the bidding of his uncle (Robert De Niro), who's stealing from and murdering her people.