Paul Schrader

Paul Schrader

Active - 1974 - Present  |   Birth - Jul 22, 1946  |   Genres - Drama, Documentary, Thriller, Crime, Biography | Subgenres - Neo-Noir, Biographical Film, Erotic Film, Detective Film, Erotic Thriller

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Paul Joseph Schrader is an American screenwriter, film director, and film critic. Schrader wrote or co-wrote screenplays for four Martin Scorsese films: Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), and Bringing Out the Dead (1999). He has directed 18 feature films, including his directing debut, the crime drama Blue Collar, the crime drama Hardcore, his 1982 remake of the horror classic Cat People, the crime drama American Gigolo (1980), the biographical drama Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985), the true life biopic Patty Hearst (1988), the cult film Light Sleeper (1992), the drama Affliction (1997), the biographical film Auto Focus (2002), the erotic dramatic thriller The Canyons (2013), and the dramatic thriller First Reformed (2017), which earned him his first Academy Award nomination.

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