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The Friedkin connection

William Friedkin

The Friedkin connection

a memoir

by William Friedkin

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Motion picture producers and directors

  • About the Edition

    He was a maverick of American cinema in the late 60s and 70s, one of the leading auteurs of the New Hollywood whose groundbreaking films include "The Exorcist" and "The French Connection." Now, the Academy Award-winning director looks back at his life, his career, and important films.

    Edition Notes

    Includes filmography and index.

    StatementWilliam Friedkin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.F75 A3 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 497 p., [16] p. of plates
    Number of Pages497
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27141177M
    ISBN 100061775126
    ISBN 109780061775123
    OCLC/WorldCa809723461

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      William Friedkin, maverick of American cinema, offers a candid look at Hollywood, when traditional storytelling gave way to the rebellious and alternative; when filmmakers like him captured the paranoia and fear of a nation undergoing a cultural nervous breakdown. The Friedkin Connection includes 16 pages of black-and-white photographs.5/5. The long-awaited memoir from the Academy Award–winning director of such legendary films as The French Connection, The Exorcist, and To Live and Die in LA, The Friedkin Connection takes readers from the streets of Chicago to the suites of Hollywood and from the sixties to today, with autobiogra.

    The Friedkin Connection: A Memoir William Friedkin. Harper, $, (p) ISBN But Friedkin's memory for the process of filmmaking elevates this book above the usual score. The Oscar-winning director of The French Connection and The Exorcist looks back at his life and work. Friedkin writes that his career began accidentally, interviewing for the wrong job but landing a spot in the mail room at WGN in Chicago (“By the way, kid, are you stupid?” his interviewer asked), and from there working his way from one job to the other, learning the crafts necessary to Author: William Friedkin.


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THE FRIEDKIN CONNECTION. Nonfiction. In keeping with the frankness displayed throughout this book, Friedkin admits he was overtaken by hubris in the wake of THE EXORCIST’S success.

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William Friedkin is rightly considered a pioneer of the New Hollywood movement that exploded onto American screens in the late ’60s and ’70s. Sometimes thought of as the enfant terrible of the New Hollywood filmmakers, Friedkin’s autobiography The Friedkin Connection: A Memoir is a firsthand journey into the tempestuous, darkly brilliant.

With such seminal movies as The Exorcist and The French Connection, Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin secured his place as a great filmmaker. A maverick from the start, Friedkin joined other young directors who ushered in Hollywood's second Golden Age during the s.

Now, in his long-awaited memoir, Friedkin provides a candid portrait of an extraordinary life and career. The French Connection is a American action-thriller film directed by William screenplay, written by Ernest Tidyman, is based on Robin Moore's non-fiction book The French tells the story of New York Police Department detectives Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo, whose real-life counterparts were Narcotics Detectives Eddie Egan and .About the Book.

The long-awaited memoir from the Academy Award–winning director of such legendary films as The French Connection, The Exorcist, and To Live and Die in LA, The Friedkin Connection takes readers from the streets of Chicago to the suites of Hollywood and from the sixties to today, with autobiographical storytelling as fast-paced and intense as any of the auteur’s films.About the Book.

The long-awaited memoir from the Academy Award–winning director of such legendary films as The French Connection, The Exorcist, and To Live and Die in LA, The Friedkin Connection takes readers from the streets of Chicago to the suites of Hollywood and from the sixties to today, with autobiographical storytelling as fast-paced and intense as any of the auteur's films.