Directed "It's All Coming Back to Me Now" for Pandora's Box.
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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 ...
In the early 1980s during preproduction for the film version of the stage hit "Evita", he was so impressed with Liza Minnelli
's screen test that he refused to direct the film without her. But the producers wanted Elaine Paige
and the production came to a halt. The film was eventually made by Alan Parker
Frequent use of "outré" camera angles