*Dangerous Game*. 1993. Italy/USA. Directed by Abel Ferrara. Courtesy MGM/Photofest

Dangerous Game. 1993. Italy/USA. Directed by Abel Ferrara. 35mm. 108 min.

Ferrara followed Body Snatchers and Bad Lieutenant with this film about director Eddie Israel (Harvey Keitel), a New Yorker transplanted to Los Angeles for a shoot, who pushes his actors into uncomfortable emotional terrain on screen while his personal life unravels off screen. Madonna received some of the best notices of her career for her role as actress Sarah Jennings.

  1. Monday, May 20,
    7:30 p.m.

    Introduced by cinematographer Ken Kelsch
    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
  2. Saturday, May 18,
    4:00 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
This film accompanies Abel Ferrara Unrated.