The Friedkin connection : a memoir / William Friedkin.
Author: Friedkin, William.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2013.
ISBN: 9780061775123 (hbk.)
Description: x, 497 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Subject: Friedkin, William.
Motion picture producers and directors United States Biography.
Contents: pt. 1. First impressions. Chicago ; Mr. Documentary ; Good times ; Silences -- pt. 2. The '70s. Popeye and Cloudy ; The mystery of faith ; Empire of light ; The Devil in the details -- pt. 3. The tunnel at the end of the light. Hubris ; Sorcerer ; Armed robbery and murder -- pt. 5. An uphill climb to the bottom. To Live and Die in L.A. ; A safe darkness ; A new path ; Afterlife ; The Marine Corps and the Tracker ; Fade out -- pt. 5. Fade in. Puccini ; Catharsis ; Reel twelve.
Summary: 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.