‘Basic Instinct’ to “Hollywood Prison”: Paul Verhoeven on Sex, His Religious Awakening and New Rape Film ‘Elle’

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The director of ‘RoboCop’ and ‘Total Recall’ saw his career take a beating with ‘Showgirls’ and ‘Starship Troopers,’ but after a decade, the provocateur opens up about his quasi-breakdown and his Cannes breakout, which comes amid a current hot-button climate around sexual assault.

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