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It's not everyday you get to chat with a bona fide legend of cinema - if it was, your eyes would probably pop out from the excitement of all - so the chance to meet William Friedkin, director of The Exorcist and The French Connection, was far, far too good to pass up. He's back with his punchy trailer-park morality tale Killer Joe, while putting the finishing touches on his memoirs and gearing up for the fortieth anniversary of The Exorcist. Busy man, and, as luck would have it, a very entertaining one too.


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