William Friedkin talks about Special FX in Movies
William Friedkin, the famous director of The Exorcist, introduced the opening of the Lucca Film Festival with a fantastic speech about cinema, music, Giacomo Puccini and the impact of special effects in cinema.
Friedkin came to Lucca with his wonderful wife Sherry Lansing (former manager for Paramount and Fox) and presented his old film "Sorcerer" that was really successful to the audience.
Afterwards the director spent several minutes to talk about his love about Giacomo Puccini and his music and how modern it is.
William Friedkin was a really original, funny and pleasant guest for the festival.
You can see here his speech about cinema and special effects