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"Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer". Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 0306803356
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[on how he and brother Leonard Schrader
used storytelling as one of their few amusements allowed in his strict Calvinist home] We came from a background of storytellers and we were very good at that.
Being raised on Calvinist principles and severe parentage, he saw his first movie, The Nutty Professor
(1963), at age 18.
Usually writes and directs stories about men who fall into desperation as their world crumbles around them.