Director Stuart Rosenberg, in his final interview, enlivens this entertaining look at the creation of this chain-gang classic - the film that cemented Paul Newman's status as a screen icon. Through film clips, rare on-set footage and interviews with the filmmaking team, including Oscar-winner George Kennedy and screenwriter Frank R. Pierson, this documentary reveals how Cool Hand Luke became the seminal prison picture of its era, influencing a generation of filmmakers with its tough, uncompromising style. Written by
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