Presented his own trailers on Channel 4 for a season of his movies on digital channel More4.
8 Print Biographies |
6 Interviews |
7 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Alfred Russell | Alf Russell | Kenneth Russell
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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[on working with William Hurt
on Altered States
(1980)] I hired William Hurt for "Altered States" and found I was his analyst for six months. It wasn't the part he talked about, never that, but how it was such a terrible thing being a billionaire after being born in abject poverty. I was quite deferential to him, but my wife listened to the crap he was talking and said, "Okay, preppy, let's cut ...
Considers his best film to be Omnibus: Song of Summer: Frederick Delius
(1968), which he directed for the BBC. When discussing the film he said, "This is the best film I have ever made... I don't think I would have done a single shot differently".
Frequent use of extreme facial close-ups