Released in 1980 and directed by William Friedkin, Cruising showcases an undercover cop in the NY underground S&M gay subculture looking for a serial killer who targets the gay community. Starring Al Pacino, the film is legendary for its controversial release.
Loosely inspired by the Hollywood lore surrounding 1980’s Cruising, the docu-drama Interior. Leather Bar crafts a new interpretation of the famous missing footage from the Al Pacino film. Directed by James Franco and Travis Mathews, this film began is a low budget short and became a provocative feature exploring sexual freedom.