Dahl followed Red Rock West with another critically acclaimed thriller. The Last Seduction, starring Linda Fiorentino as a femme fatale who ditches her husband, Bill Pullman, in New York City after stealing money he's made from a drug deal. She then wreaks havoc on a small town man, Peter Berg, using him as a patsy.
In 1994 Dahl received the Los Angeles Film Critics Association New Generation Award for Red Rock West and The Last Seduction.
Dahl's credits also include Kill Me Again starring Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, Unforgettable, a thriller starring Ray Liotta and Linda Fiorentino; and Rounders, a drama set in the world of high stakes poker, starring Matt Damon, Edward Norton and John Malkovich.
Dahl entered the industry as a storyboard artist on films such as Something Wild, RoboCop and Married to the Mob, and as an assistant director. He attended the American Film Institute as a directing fellow, and later helmed music video shorts.
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