The Frida Cinema

Orange County's Year-Round Film Festival

The Irishman

The Irishman

Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese’s highly-anticipated new gangster epic The Irishman comes to The Frida Cinema for an extended run, opening Wednesday November 27th!

A fact-based crime thriller brimming with period detail and extraordinary performances, The Irishman stars Robert De Niro stars as Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran, a WWII veteran-turned-labor union high official and hitman. Reflecting on his years working for the crime boss Russell Bufalino (Joe Pesci), the older Sheeran reflects on his most prolific hits – and, in particular, his involvement with the disappearance of his good friend Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino) in 1975.

Garnering universal acclaim and boasting an impeccable cast rounded out by screen luminaries including Harvey Keitel, Anna Paquin, and Ray Romano, The Irishman finds one of cinema’s most celebrated filmmakers working at the top of his game.

“There are 209 minutes in “The Irishman” and not one of them is wasted.” – Chris Hewitt, Minneapolis Star Tribune 

“With “The Irishman,” Scorsese proves he’s more alive than ever.” – Eric Kohn, Indiewire

“The Irishman” is cinema of the highest order. Rating: 5/5.” – Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic