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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Cruising

Fortnight 2007, Feature film, 1h41

Synopsis

A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York’s S&M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets as decoy for the murderer. Working almost completely isolated from his department, he has to lear and practice the complex rules and signals of this little society. While barely seeing his girlfriend Nancy anymore, the work starts to change him.

Director

William Friedkin

William Friedkin remains best known for The Exorcist (1973), one of the most frightening movies ever made. His other major films include The French Connection (1971), Sorcerer (1977), The Brinks Job (1979), Cruising (1981), To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) and Blue Chips (1994). He made his debut in opera production with Wozzek, which was highly acclaimed in Florence in 1998 and in Los Angeles in 2002, Ariane au Naxos at the L.A. Opera in 2004, Samson and Delilah in Israel and Aïda in Italy, both in 2005. Bug will be released in autumn 2006.

Al Pacino
Don Scardino
Karen Allen
Paul Sorvino
Richard Cox

Screenplay
William Friedkin

Image
James A. Contner

Sound
Charles L. Campbell

Editing
Bud Smith

Music
Jack Nitzsche

Set decoration
Edward Pisoni

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