Directed Wang Chung
's video, "To Live and Die in L.A.".
1 Print Biography |
6 Interviews |
7 Articles |
6' (1.83 m)
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[on doing Sorcerer
(1977) after The Exorcist
(1973)] I was looking for a grittier subject that was more in line with the films that I felt the closest kinship to: action-adventure films that were really offbeat but very profound.
Often goes to extreme lengths to get the desired realism in his scenes. Infamous examples include the illegal car chase from The French Connection
(1971) (which employed a stunt driver racing amidst unsuspecting drivers and pedestrians), and his effective tactics to get certain reactions from his actors in The Exorcist
(1973) (discharging firearms close to the actors' ears, slapping them in the ...
Frequently uses a hand-held camera in action sequences