1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
6 Interviews |
7 Articles |
6' (1.83 m)
| Rae Friedkin
Did You Know?
[on the restoration of Cruising
(1980)] When we got the negative from Warners, it was almost totally out of synch. There were sound tracks missing, the picture was out of synch with the sound. The negative looked like they'd held the six-day bike races on it, and it was awful. But because of the digital process, we were able to go in and time every single frame again from the start and sonically ...
The night he won his Academy Award for directing The French Connection
(1971), he was riding with his manager when their Rolls-Royce broke down several miles from the ceremony. They had to hitch a ride from a driver at a gas station in order to arrive in time.
Frequently uses a hand-held camera in action sequences