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Published on October 26th, 2016 | by Jae Monique

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Paul Schrader- A Retrospective at the Metrograph

The Metrograph will be hosting a retrospective of Paul Schrader’s body of work from October 29th to November 1st.

His upcoming film Dog Eat Dog will be screening on Saturday, October 29th at 8pm, followed by a Q&A with Paul Schrader.  It will be in theaters in New York and Los Angeles Nov 4, 2016. The film is available on VOD and digital HD November 11, 2016.

Dog Eat Dog. Photo by RLJ Entertainment

Legendary filmmaker Paul Schrader directs this “sordid and engaging crime drama” (The Hollywood Reporter) starring Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas) and Academy Award® nominee Willem Dafoe (Platoon). Ex-cons Troy (Cage), Mad Dog (Dafoe) and Diesel (Christopher Matthew Cook) are hired by an eccentric mob boss to kidnap a baby for a large ransom. When the abduction goes wrong, the trio find themselves on the run from the mob and the cops. Vowing to stay out of prison at all costs, getting away with the crime is literally a matter of life and death.

Paul Schrader is a screenwriter, film director, and film critic. He is known for writing screenplays for four Martin Scorsese films including Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Last Temptation of Christ and Bringing Out the Dead. Schrader has also directed 18 feature films, including his directing debut crime drama, Blue Collar and many more.

 

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