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  • Mahler

    Directed by Ken Russell • 1974 • United Kingdom
    Starring Robert Powell, Georgina Hale, Lee Montague

    Director Ken Russell revisits one of his favorite motifs—the lives of legendary composers—in this wildly iconoclastic portrait of Austro-Bohemian symphonist Gustav Mahler. While traveling on a tra...

  • Savage Messiah

    Directed by Ken Russell • 1972 • United Kingdom
    Starring Dorothy Tutin, Scott Antony, Helen Mirren

    Ken Russell often turned to the lives of artists to find inspiration for his own volcanic creativity. In SAVAGE MESSIAH, he recounts the story of the brief, influential career of pre–World War I Fr...

  • Salome’s Last Dance

    Directed by Ken Russell • 1988 • United Kingdom
    Starring Glenda Jackson, Stratford Johns, Nickolas Grace

    Ken Russell’s typically outlandish take on Oscar Wilde’s controversial biblical play “Salome” sees Wilde himself (played Nickolas Grace) attending a staging of his then-banned work put on by ...