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Shutter Island

Shutter Island is a new film by Martin Scorsese starring Leonardo DiCaprio. It is based on the 2003 novel Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane. It was originally to be released in October 2009 but the release date was pushed back due to finances.

It is a period piece, and takes place in 1954. The film is about two U.S. marshals investigate the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane.

Some facts about the film:
-Scorsese noted Orson Welles' 1962 film "The Trial" as some inspiration for this film.
-The film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival
-The film opened at number 1 taking in 41 million
-It gave Scorsese and DiCaprio their best box office opening

So did anyone see it yet? Did you like it?

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