Mean Streets, released in 1973, is considered Martin Scorsese’s early masterpiece. Still from Mean Streets, 1973

VIDEO: The five greatest Scorsese scenes – episode #2 Mean Streets

Martin Scorsese is widely considered to be one of the best living film directors. As a major retrospective of his work opens at ACMI, film scholar Bruce Isaacs dissects five classic Scorsese scenes.

In episode two, Isaacs looks at the opening credit sequence from Mean Streets, 1973.

Mean Streets.

View episode one: Who’s That Knocking At My Door?

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