An incandescent thriller with Sean Penn and Christopher Walken
New HD restoration
Brad Jr. has just left school and is bored in his small town in Pennsylvania where he spends his time hanging out with his brother and his friends. When his father, Brad Sr., resurfaces after years of absence, he is immediately captivated by this man who has become the leader of a local gang and decides to follow him. But his meeting with Terry, a young high school girl, and the increasingly violent and intractable attitude of Brad Sr., lead Brad Jr. to want to take a step back from his father and start his own gang. …
Second film directed by James Foley ( The Legacy of Hate ), Like a Rabid Dog is a fascinating thriller freely adapted from a news item. As a worthy heir to Nicholas Ray and Elia Kazan, the filmmaker takes a captivating look at American youth at the end of the 1970s. Carried by the music of Patrick Leonard and Madonna's cult song Live to Tell , Comme un chien enrage is also the story of a grandiose confrontation between two genius actors, Sean Penn and Christopher Walken.
LIKE A MAID DOG (1986 – Colors – 116 mins) New HD restoration
. JAMES FOLEY, AT POINT-BLANK
In this exclusive interview, filmmaker James Foley talks about his memories of filming Like a Rabid Dog , talks about his ambiguous relationship with Hollywood and his experience as a director on the House of Cards series .