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Overlooked and Underrated Week continues at Trailers from Hell, with screenwriter Josh Olson introducing Sean Penn's directorial debut "The Indian Runner," starring Viggo Mortensen.Actor Sean Penn wrote and directed this unheralded '60s era Nebraska-set drama inspired by Bruce Springsteen's song "Highway Patrolman." The last film of actress Sandy Dennis, who plays the wife of Charles Bronson in one of his last substantial dramatic roles. Look for Benicio Del Toro in his third film appearance. »
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Just released in UK cinemas, Quartet is Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut. He has followed the path of many great actors before him that have turned their attentions and talents towards directing. In this Top 10 we take a look at some other note-worthy actors turned directors to put on your must watch list.
Sean Penn - With a career like Sean Penn’s, which includes award-winning films Dead Man Walking, I Am Sam and Milk, he was set as a Hollywood legend. Wanting more, Penn decided to follow in his father Leo Penn’s footsteps and begin directing. Thankfully he did pick up the camera or we wouldn’t have film greats like The Indian Runner, The Crossing Guard, The Pledge and Into the Wild.
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