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Director John McNaughton Discusses His Controversial Film "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer."

Film maker John McNaughton, director of the controversial movie, "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer." The film is loosely based on real-life murderer Henry Lee Lucas. McNaughton shot the film in 1986, but it's only now gaining wide release. The delay is in large part do to the fact that the Motion Picture Association insisted on giving the film a "X" rating, a rating that stemmed less from the graphic violence that the absolute unrepentant nature of the killer. Despite that, the film's already made many critic's ten best lists.


Other segments from the episode on March 23, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 23, 1990: Interview with Bob Kane; Interview with David McCormick, Wardell Sanders, Ed Kaiser, and Tim Frueh; Interview with John McNaughton; Interview with Mark…


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