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    Directed by Ken Russell • 1986 • United Kingdom
    Starring Gabriel Byrne, Julian Sands, Natasha Richardson

    Ken Russell imagines the origins of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” as only he could: with a feverish, hallucinatory excess bordering on the demented. On a stormy night in 1816 at Lord Byron’s ...

  • 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...