Cinema: Light Work

THE BRINK'S JOB

Directed by William Friedkin

Screenplay by Walon Green

There are, it seems, two William Friedkins. The famous William Friedkin, the one audiences love to hate, is the director of The French Connection, The Exorcist and Sorceror. He is a steely, at times brilliant cinematic technician who will heartlessly pull out any stop in the effort to make moviegoers squirm. The other, often forgotten William Friedkin is very different. He is a sweet fellow who once directed The Night They Raided Minsky's, a warm and eccentric tribute to the glory days of American vaudeville. With The Brink's Job, this second Friedkin...

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