Friedkin Uncut

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Buckle up for a blistering journey through the films of William Friedkin, the gung-ho director of bonafide classics like The French Connection, The Exorcist, Sorcerer and To Live and Die in LA. Friedkin is a ‘director’s director’ and in this doc has many famous auteurs like Tarantino, Coppola, Argento and Chazelle discussing his impact on their work and dishing out war stories about one of the most fearless directors to have ever worked in Hollywood. On the 8th IFFR KINO screens To Live and Die in LA and on the 11th The Exorcist tops off our one week Focus on Friedkin.

Regie: Francesco Zippel

Cast: William Friedkin, Wes Anderson, Quentin Tarantino, Dario Argento, Edgar Wright



Land: Italy

Speelduur: 107 minuten

Taal: English

Ondertiteling: None


KINO presents: Focus on Friedkin
To start 2020 properly we leave the Christmas cuddliness behind for a week of exploring one of our favourite directors: William “Hurricane Billy” Friedkin. The fearless director that cut his teeth in documentary features brought this visceral sense of reality to his fiction oeuvre, planting even the most fantastical themes firmly in reality and making the implausible tangible. Starting the 6th of January we screen two Friedkin features, To Live and Die in L.A. and The Exorcist: Director’s Cut and the documentary Friedkin Uncut.

Friedkin Uncut (2018)
In this documentary, the hotshot director of The Exorcist and The French Connection, now 83 years old, is interviewed about his career, and a number of his colleagues and admirers weigh in with reminiscences and tributes.

► Program:
06.01 + 11.01: Friedkin Uncut
08.01: IFFR KINO #28: To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
11.01: The Exorcist: Director’s Cut (1973)