The first of two excerpts from the first 20 minutes of this documentary.
The second of two excerpts from the first 20 minutes of this documentary.
Documentarian Leanne Pooley savvily incorporates conflicting agendas: He was only interested in showcasing his art, she was intent on uncovering his bio. The documentary works on both levels..– Ronnie Scheib, reviewing Haunting Douglas in Variety, 20 February 2004
[Douglas] Wright had a lot of input into the documentary. [Director Leanne] Pooley included their negotiations in the documentary because "why he doesn't want to speak about something is almost as interesting as an answer".– Listener writer Amy Prebble in an article on Haunting Douglas, 26 July 2003
I'd really wanted to make, for a long time, a film about what it meant to be an artist. And Douglas was a bit of a gift, because he's all those things that come with art — you know, angst and pain.– Writer/director Leanne Pooley in a Listener interview, 1 September 2006