Born in the Bronx, Ferrara started on Super 8 in his teens in upstate New York with writers Nicholas St. John and John McIntyre. His first features were Driller Killer and MS. 45 in the late 70s. The 80s and 90s led to a cult reputation with legendary films like The King of New York, Bad Lieutenant, The Addiction and The Funeral. He has recently released his last film, Siberia, with Willem Dafoe, Isabelle Huppert and Nicolas Cage.


Siberia (2020), Tommaso (2019), Alive in France (2017, D’A 2018), Pasolini (2014), Welcome to New York (2014), New Rose Hotel (1998), El funeral (1996), The Addiction (1996), Secuestradores de cuerpos (1993), Teniente corrupto (1992), El rey de Nueva York (1990), Ángel de venganza (1981), Killer (El asesino del taladro) (1979), 9 Lives of a Wet Pussy (1976)