Peter R. Simpson

Biography

Canadian mega-producer Peter Simpson (not to be confused with the American actor of the same name) built a career for himself by turning out exploitative and lurid grinders, such as Prom Night (1980) and its two sequels; the abominable Curtains (1983); and Bullies (1986) -- many produced at a point when the Canadian government was offering massive tax breaks to filmmakers. Though Simpson's...