18 wins & 20 nominations.
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"Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer". Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 0306803356
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At the time I wrote it [Taxi Driver
(1976)], I was in a rather low and bad place. I had broken with Pauline [film critic Pauline Kael
], I had broken with my wife, I had broken with the woman I left my wife for, I had broken with the American Film Institute and I was in debt.
Originally directed Exorcist: The Beginning
(2004), but his final version was rejected by the producers for not being enough of a marketable mainstream horror film product. Schrader was replaced by Renny Harlin
, who re-shot about 80% of the film. Schrader received no credit for that version. However, Morgan Creek Pictures did a limited release of Schrader's Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist
Usually writes and directs stories about men who fall into desperation as their world crumbles around them.