I Heard You Paint Houses

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Time changes nothing.
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Fanedit Running Time:
52 / 53 / 72 / 34
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Available in HD?
Brief Synopsis:
A straightforward edit that does no more than cut up "The Irishman" at key places, transforming it into a 4-part miniseries.
Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.
There's no denying that The Irishman is a long film. While I'm of the opinion that watching it all in one sitting is the ideal viewing experience, it's easy to recognize that not everyone has the time, or attention span, to do that. Cutting The Irishman into a well-timed, four-part miniseries, however, allows for the film to be enjoyed in perhaps the second most optimal method. My edit, I Heard You Paint Houses, aims to do just that.
Other Sources:
The Irishman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
- "Theme for The Irishman", by Robbie Robertson
- "Sleep Walk", by Santo & Johnny
Special Thanks:
@Dunerfors on Twitter, who formalized the concept last year, and provided timestamps for an 'impromptu cut'.
Release Information:
Editing Details:
This is a very uncreative endeavor. All I did was find the places to cut beginnings/endings, and do some minor technical stuff to make it 'flow'.
Cuts and Additions:
Episode I - "I Heard You Paint Houses"
- 0:00:00 - Custom intro sequence
- 0:00:15 - The Irishman begins
Starts at beginning of film
Ends after Hoffa phone call: "Thought I was talking to General Patton."
0:00:46-0:49:34 from source
- 0:48:58 - Outro sequence

Episode II - "Hoffa"
- 0:00:00 - Custom intro sequence
- 0:00:12 - The Irishman continues
Starts after Hoffa phone call: "You know, Frank, the only reason why you're here..."
Ends after gunshot to Colombo is heard: "Right then, you knew it was all gonna fall apart."
0:49:35-1:39:35 from source
- 0:02:04 - Episode title card
- 0:50:11 - Outro sequence

Episode III - "What Kind of Fish?"
- 0:00:00 - Custom intro sequence
- 0:00:16 - The Irishman continues
Starts in bar, after Colombo is shot: "I can't believe that crazy bastard..."
Ends after Frank shoots Jimmy
1:39:36-2:48:12 from source
- 0:02:02 - Episode title cards
- 1:08:51 - Outro sequence

Episode IV - "It's What It Is"
- 0:00:00 - Custom intro sequence
- 0:00:12 - The Irishman continues
Starts with plane, after Hoffa is shot
Ends at conclusion of film
2:48:12-3:19:35 from source
- 0:31:32 - Outro sequence

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