John Savage

Born: 25 August 1950, Old Bethpage, L.I.

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Highlighted works

  • The Deer Hunter

    The Deer Hunter

    Along with Apocalypse Now, Michael Cimino’s brutal but ultimately contemplative war movie is a key American cinematic take on the Vietnam conflict.

  • The New World

    The New World

    Terrence Malick’s film, only his fourth in over three decades, is an impressionistic myth of origins about Jamestown explorer Captain Smith’s romance with the native Pocahontas.

  • Do the Right Thing

    Do the Right Thing

    On the hottest day of the summer New Yorkers’ similarly overheated tempers catalyse a full-scale race riot in Spike Lee’s breakthrough film, still all too relevant today.


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