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Peter Bogdanovich in 'Cold Turkey'

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MYFOXNY.COM - Legendary director and actor Peter Bogdanovich shares the screen with Cheryl Hines and Alicia Witt in the new movie, Cold Turkey.

Wearing his trademark bandana during his appearance on Good Day NY, Bogdanovich said he wanted to set the record straight: "people say it's an ascot or a scarf, it's a bandana. I started wearing it on The Last Picture Show. It felt so cozy so I kept wearing it," said Bogdanovich.

Cold Turkey is about a dysfunctional family. Bogdanovich's character is a teacher who fools around with his students. The film took only two weeks to complete from start to finish.

"I started as an actor at 15, professionally. Even directing is an extension of acting. It's all a part of the same. It's easier to act. I don't have to worry about the budget," said the man behind hits including 'Paper Moon' and 'Mask.'

Cold Turkey opens Friday at Cinema Village, 22 E. 12th St., NYC.
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