(11/08) Stage: Directed "Mindgame", off-Broadway.
8 Print Biographies |
6 Interviews |
7 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Alfred Russell | Alf Russell | Kenneth Russell
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Did You Know?
[concerning his style of biographical films] The whole idea had degenerated into a series of third-rate clichés. I wanted to dress people in old clothes and do it in a totally unreal way, and thus make it more real than ever, and in the process send up this new civil service/academic way of doing films.
After the controversy surrounding Altered States
(1980), he found it hard to get financial backing, so he directed opera for a while, including a version of Madame Butterfly.
Frequent use of extreme facial close-ups