Hardcore is a American crime drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader and starring George C. ScottPeter Boyle and Season Hubley. The story concerns a father searching for his daughter, who has vanished only to appear in a pornographic film.
A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in the porno pits of Los Angeles. Hardcore is written and directed by Paul Schrader and stars George C. Music is by Jack Nitzsche and cinematography by Michael Chapman.
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Paul Schrader has powerful raw ideas for movies, but he attempts to function as a writer-director without ever developing his ideas or his characters. Scottwho is a Grand Rapids furniture manufacturer and a member of the Dutch Reformation Church, waves goodbye to his only child, Kristen Ilah Davisa quiet, dark, teen-age girl, who is going off to California with her Sunday-school classmates, in a chartered bus, to a Calvinist youth convention. Jake goes to Los Angeles and, on the recommendation of the police, hires a private detective Peter Boyleand then he goes back home to wait.
The sacred and the profane clash when a Calvinist patriarch George C. Columbia Pictures. Producer : John Milius, Buzz Feitshans.
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Hardcore is a American crime drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader and starring George C. The story concerns a father searching for his daughter, who has vanished only to appear in a pornographic film. Writer-director Schrader had previously written the screenplay for Martin Scorsese 's Taxi Driverand both films share a theme of exploring an unseen subculture.
The man is played by George C. Scottthe girl by Season Hubley. They have moments in the movie when they talk, really talk, about what's important to them and we're reminded of how much movie dialogue just repeats itself, movie after movie, year after year. There's a scene in "Hardcore" where the man who is a strict Calvinist and the prostitute who began selling herself in her early teens talk about sex, religion, and morality, and we're almost startled by the belief and simple poetry in their words.