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Writer and Director Todd Haynes Doesn't Play It "Safe"

Haynes made his directing debut in 1988 with "Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story." His first feature film "Poison" won the Grand Jury Prize Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 1991. The film was partly funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and created a controversy because of its adult themes. His latest project,"Safe," is a modern horror film about environmental pollution.

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Other segments from the episode on June 28, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 28, 1995: Interview with Pieter-Dirk Uys; Interview with Todd Haynes; Review of the television show "The Real World."

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