Friedkin Uncut

Ottawa Premiere the Week of November 22nd!

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.

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists: Best Documentary About Cinema award winner!
Venice Film Festival: Best Documentary On Cinema nominee!
Chicago International Film Festival: Best Documentary nominee!
David di Donatello Awards: Best Documentary nominee!

“there’s something to be said for building a movie around a living legend who runs his mouth without evident fear of censure, or even being called ridiculous, because the result is always a good show” (

3.5 / 4 Stars! “What he says contains great substance, and the way he says it keeps you hooked from start to finish. This is a documentary any serious film buff needs to see.” (The Aisle Seat)

“A startling aperture onto the bright, witty, original mind of a man who isn’t afraid to make unconventional leaps” (The Hollywood Reporter)

An introspective insight into the life and artistic journey of William Friedkin, an extraordinary and offbeat director of cult films such as The French Connection, The Exorcist, Sorcerer, Cruising, To Live and Die in L.A. and Killer Joe. For the first time Friedkin opens up, guiding the audience on a fascinating journey through the themes and the stories that have influenced his life and his artistic career.
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