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Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron (1993)

This straight-talking program seeks to understand the enigmatic and controversial Sam Peckinpah, whose violent films such as The Wild Bunch and Straw Dogs had a telling effect on the cinema... See full summary »

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This straight-talking program seeks to understand the enigmatic and controversial Sam Peckinpah, whose violent films such as The Wild Bunch and Straw Dogs had a telling effect on the cinema of the 1970s and 80s. Those who knew and worked with him, including actor James Coburn, actress Ali MacGraw, his associate Katherine Haber, his cousin Bob Peckinpah, and several screenwriters and producers, examine his life in an attempt to separate the man from the persona. Clips from key films reinforce this detailed discussion of Peckinpah's art and a fixation on violence that still permeates Hollywood today. Written by Anonymous

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29 June 1993 (USA)  »

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Sam Peckinpah: A Retrospective  »

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A shortened 82 minute version of this documentary, edited to remove some film footage due to copyright laws, is featured on second disc of the Straw Dogs (1971) DVD released in 2003 by the Criterion Collection. See more »

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