5 June 2012 8:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In the documentary "Paul Williams: Still Alive," filmmaker Stephen Kessler tracks down Academy Award-winning composer (and actor) Paul Williams to find out whatever happened to his idol. The results may surprise you. The film premiered at last year's Toronto International Film Festival and opens in select theaters this Friday, June 8. Below Kessler shares one of his favorite scenes from the film. What It's About Maybe you never heard of him, but to me, Paul Williams was everything when I was a kid -- an actor, singer, and songwriter who wrote songs like "Rainy Days and Mondays," "We’ve Only Just Begun," "Out in the Country," and "The Rainbow Connection." And he was always on TV shows like "The Tonight Show," "Hollywood Squares" and "The Odd Couple" — everywhere I wished I could be. For a long time, I thought he was dead.  When I found out that he was still alive, »


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