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Independent Film Director Abel Ferrara.

Independent film director Abel Ferrara. He's been described as a film maker who has a quest to "confront issues of salvation, grace and dignity within a context of extreme depravity." His films include "King of New York," (a "stylish(ly). . .contemporary gangster movie,"), and the cult classic "The Bad Lieutenant," starring Harvey Keitel. He also directed a couple of TV's "Miami Vice" episodes. His lesser known films include "Ms. 45," "Driller Killer," and "Fear City." Ferrara has a new film starring Harvey Keitel and Madonna, "Dangerous Game."




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Other segments from the episode on December 20, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 20, 1993: Interview with Jeanne Moreau; Interview with Abel Ferrara; Commentary on fantasies.


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