Paul Schrader

Jul 22, 1946
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA


Raised in a strict religious household in Michigan, writer/director Paul Schrader studied theology at Calvin College and didn't see a movie until he was in his late teens. His stern background would fuel many of the themes throughout his career: downbeat stories of characters who violently break down in oppressive situations. Transfixed by the cinema… More


Paul Schrader Videos

Auto Focus
2 minutes 57 seconds
Dog Eat Dog
2 minutes 13 seconds
2 minutes 17 seconds
Dying Of The Light
2 minutes 30 seconds
The Canyons
1 minutes 12 seconds

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