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.
Bonus Interview: Bruce Dern
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