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Russell, Ken 1927-2011

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Most widely held works by Ken Russell
Tommy by Ken Russell( Visual )

123 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rock opera about a boy who is traumatized by the murder of his father. He is "cured" several years later, only to be hailed as a "Messiah."
Women in love by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

71 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensual investigation of the relationships of two couples, exploring the thin line between love and lust
Altered states by Ken Russell( Visual )

49 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research scientist Eddie Jessup (William Hurt) believes other states of consciousness are as real as everyday reality. Using sensory deprivation, then adding powerful hallucinogenic drugs, he explores these altered states ... and endures experiences that make madness seem a blessing
Lady Chatterley by Pascale Ferran( Visual )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her paralyzed husband urges the repressed Lady Chatterley to find fulfillment and an heir for his fortune in the arms of another man, she embarks on a journey that changes her forever
Gothic by Julian Sands( Visual )

60 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1816, a sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of horror and madness. Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, Shelley's fiancée Mary Godwin, her stepsister Claire Clairemont and Byron's friend John Polidori spend a hallucinogenic evening confronting their fears and share the terrifying fantasies that chase them through the castle that night
Aria by Ken Russell( Visual )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten of the world's best-known film makers were given a free hand to make real any vision
The devils by Oliver Reed( Visual )

45 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film centers on the staggering true-life dementia of events in the 17th-century French city of Loudun. After Father Urbain Grandier, a priest who submitted to his own passions is accused of lewdness and sorcery by a sexually repressed nun, a mass exorcism is ordered for him and for an allegedly demon-possessed convent
The boy friend( Visual )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an assistant manager/gofer who is given a big chance after the leading actress hurts her ankle
Mahler by Ken Russell( Visual )

61 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical fantasia on Gustav Mahler's life based on his relationship with his wife, Alma Mahler
The lion roars : Ken Russell on film by Ken Russell( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music lovers by Richard Chamberlain( Visual )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not exactly a fact-based story of the Tchaikovsky's marriage, this is a lavishly produced picture with music played by the London Symphony Orchestra
The lair of the white worm( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lair of the White Worm tells the story of a woman who worships a pagan god, the White Worm. When a party of unsuspecting people visit her castle, she works her unique charms on one of the guests to use her as a sacrifice to the snake!
Prisoner of honor( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the Dreyfus Affair, one of the most notorious cases of criminal injustice in history
Ken Russell : at the BBC( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isadora: the biggest dancer in the world: Dramatized biography of the American dancer Isadora Duncan
Billion dollar brain by Ken Russell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret agent Harry Palmer is blackmailed into working for MI5 again on his wildest and most dangerous assignment yet. An insane oil billionaire, intent on destroying Communism by starting a new world war, is close to achieving his goal with the help of the world's largest and most powerful computer. Harry is the only man who may be able to stop him, but as he races from London to Finland to Latvia to Texas and back, he must determine who of his supposed allies is the one he can trust
Mary Higgins Clark's A crime of passion by Ken Russell( Visual )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intense drama about a beautiful prostitute and an obsessed, street-corner preacher
Valentino by Ken Russell( Visual )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story opens with the super-star actor Rudolph Valentino in his coffin, dead at the age of thirty-one. As one by one the women in his life come to pay homage to "The Sheik," Valentino's rise from tea dance gigolo to screen idol unfolds in a series of extravagant flashbacks - highlighted by beautifully rendered sepia-toned recreations of his silent films. Freely mixing fact and fiction, director Russell, a man of ideas as well as baroque images, uses Valentino's life to comment on the destrucitve nature of the early Hollywood system and American code of machismo
Lisztomania( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outrageously hedonistic 'rockopera' casts contemporary rock god Roger Daltrey as the world's first music superstar, Franz Liszt. Loosely based on the life of the composer, the film takes a fantastical voyage through rock'n'roll excess and adventure, peppered with cameos from such pop icons as Ringo Starr (as the Pope) and Rick Wakeman (as Thor)
A British picture : an autobiography by Ken Russell( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directing film : from pitch to première by Ken Russell( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this ground-breaking book, acclaimed film director Ken Russell unpacks the creative insights, technique, know-how and sheer determination that have enabled him to realise on screen more than fifty diverse and yet intensely personal films. Drawing on his parallel experiences of producing, screenwriting and editing - as well as his favourite (and some unfavoured) movies by other directors - Russell places the role of the director as auteur within the context of film-making as a collaborative enterprise. As a bonus, Russell offers critical insights into his vision and intentions in several o
 
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Alternative Names
HENRY KENNETH ALFRED RUSSELL

Ken Russell

Ken Russell brit rendező, forgatókönyvíró, színész és producer

Ken Russell britischer Filmregisseur und -produzent, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Ken Russell Brits filmregisseur

Ken Russell brytyjski reżyser filmowy

Ken Russell director de cine inglés

Ken Russell réalisateur britannique

Ken Russell regista britannico

Russel, Ken 1927-2011

Russell, Alf 1927-2011

Russell, Alfred 1927-2011

Russell, Henry Kenneth Alfred

Russell, Henry Kenneth Alfred 1927-2011

Russell, Ken A.

Кен Расселл английский режиссёр

קן ראסל

كين راسيل

کن راسل

러셀, 켄 1927-

켄 러셀

ケン・ラッセル

ラッセル, ケン

肯·羅素

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Altered statesGothicAriaMahlerThe lair of the white wormPrisoner of honorA British picture : an autobiographyDirecting film : from pitch to première