Directed and Written by William Richert
Directed by William Richert
Screenplay by William Richert and Larry Cohen
The hottest Hollywood directors know how to make thrillers, comedies, love stories, even the arrant musical. But few have chosen to dramatize what they have learned best: the secrets of power. These are the film industry's true guilty pleasuresthe devilish legerdemain of dealmaking, the bending of a hundred egos to a common purpose, the fine art of humiliating an old friendand every movie Machiavelli has his own closetful.
In 1979 William Richert, a novice writerdirector,...