Peckinpah


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Peckinpah

Sam(uel David). 1926--84, US film director, esp of Westerns, such as The Wild Bunch (1969). Among his other films are Straw Dogs (1971), Bring me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974), and Cross of Iron (1977)
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In the screenplay Peckinpah retained most of this but completely fleshed it out and dramatized it further by inventing new scenes that showed the strength and depth of Dad's commitment to his family .
Almost thirty years after his death in 1984, the films of director Sam Peckinpah continue to attract considerable scholarly interest, as this new collection of essays attests.
The American film director Samuel Peckinpah rarely developed his female characters beyond the superficial, a shortcoming that has been acknowledged by his fans as well as his detractors.
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He was so Californian that his father was born on Peckinpah Mountain and his grandmother knew (and disliked) Calamity Jane.
Borgnine described Sam Peckinpah as one of the greatest directors he ever worked with.
Produced by Mel Gibson's company and starring Hollywood's other most determined masochist, Pierce Brosnan, ``Seraphim Falls'' is the kind of hard-bitten Western Sam Peckinpah and Sergio Leone used to make.
Peckinpah, not the easiest director for actors or studios to work with, slogged on and tried to make the film he desired, much to Columbia's horror.
Actor/ director Jones and writer Guillermo Arriaga have cooked up a Tex-Mex parable that is part Cormac McCarthy (The Crossing), part John Sayles (Lone Star), and more than a smattering of John Ford, John Huston, and Sam Peckinpah.
While Tarantino is a fan of nearly all violent cinema, from mainstream directors like Peckinpah to spaghetti westerns to Hong Kong action films, he claims that the primary influence for Kill Bill was a string of decades-old genre and exploitation films.
Imaginense, sin embargo, un soborno, una traicion, un chantaje o un secuestro filmados por Peckinpah o Brian de Palma.
If you have a soft spot for Sam Peckinpah shoot-outs, this bloodbath has your number on it.