Director | Writer | Producer
Was offered the chance to direct The Exorcist (1973) by producer William Peter Blatty after Blatty screened The French Connection (1971). Warner Bros. had been pressuring him to use another director but after seeing Friedkin's film, Blatty decided ...
There are just things over which we have no control, and that's one of the themes of Sorcerer (1977). It's the main theme--that no matter how difficult your struggle is, there's no guarantee of a successful outcome.
Frequently works with William Petersen
Chicago, Illinois, USA