Abel Ferrara's controversial movies always push the censors to the limits and provoke powerful critical reactions. Now comes the first major portrait of the New York maverick director who is revered an auteur as often as he is reviled as a sensationalist.
The first English language study of one of America's most controversial living filmmakers. Nick Johnstone combines insight into a troubled and private man with a detailed critical overview of Ferrara's career to date. A long overdue critique of one of modern cinema's darkest maverick talents.