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An Adult Goes to the Movies

Part 2 of the Fresh Air interview with screenwriter and director Paul Scrader. Schrader grew up in a Calvinist home and was forbidden from seeing movies as a child; he learned about cinema watching art films in college. He wanted to be a minister, and later channeled his preoccupation with morality and guilt into his screenplays.

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Other segments from the episode on September 8, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 8, 1988: Interview with Paul Schrader; Review of the album "A Vision Shared: A Tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly"; Interview with Joey Ramone; Review of…

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