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Killers of the Flower Moon (2023)

This gripping crime drama unfolds against the backdrop of 1920s Oklahoma. The Osage Indian tribe, having discovered oil on their land, becomes wealthy. However, their newfound prosperity attracts malevolent forces. Innocent Osage members are murdered one by one, and the community lives in fear.


Enter Ernest Burkhart (played by Leonardo DiCaprio), a local man who marries into the Osage family. His wife, Mollie Burkhart (portrayed by Lily Gladstone), is directly affected by the killings. As the body count rises, the FBI steps in, led by Tom White (played by Jesse Plemons). White is determined to unravel the mystery and bring the perpetrators to justice.


The investigation reveals a web of corruption, greed, and racism. The powerful oil industry, local politicians, and law enforcement conspire against the Osage people. The film delves into the dark heart of America’s past, exposing systemic injustice and the struggle for justice.


As the case unfolds, secrets emerge, and alliances shift. The tension escalates, leading to a dramatic courtroom showdown. The film masterfully captures the era’s atmosphere—the opulence of the oil boom juxtaposed with the haunting violence inflicted upon the Osage.


“Killers of the Flower Moon” is a powerful exploration of greed, betrayal, and resilience. Scorsese’s direction, combined with stellar performances, immerses viewers in a tragic chapter of American history. It’s a chilling reminder that justice is often elusive, but the fight for truth endures

The programme starts 30 minutes after doors open and on Saturdays the main feature about 60 minutes after doors open.

When oil is discovered in 1920s Oklahoma under Osage Nation land, the Osage people are murdered one by one - until the FBI steps in to unravel the mystery.

Doors open:

6:30pm Saturday 9th November 2024

Director:

Martin Scorsese

Genre:

Crime, Drama, History
Runtime:
3h 26m
Certificate:
15
Starring:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Lily Gladstone, Robert De Niro
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