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June 16, 2015

Episode 223: After Dark My Sweet (1990)

Special Guests: James Foley &
Guest Co-Host: Robert Polito

Based on a novel by hardboiled scribe Jim Thompson, James Foley's After Dark My Sweet is a neo-noir from 1990 starring Jason Patric, Bruce Dern, and Rachel Ward. The film tells the tale of Kevin "Kid" Collins, a punchdrunk palooka who falls in with a kidnapping scheme.

We're joined by Professor Robert Polito, author of the definitive Jim Thompson biography, Savage Art.

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Bonus Interview: Bruce Dern

Buy After Dark My Sweet on DVD
Buy After Dark My Sweet by Jim Thompson
Buy Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson by Robert Polito

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1 comment:

  1. So great to see a podcast made about this hidden gem from film noir/neo noir genre. Thumbs up!!