British film director Ken Russell has died at age 84
Russell was at times controversial, with several of his films being banned in Ireland, including his 1991 film Whore.
The director won both BAFTA awards and Oscars for several of his films.
The full bio and filmography over on IMDB makes for fascinating reading.
Short obituary on the Irish Times
- Film director Ken Russell dies aged 84 (independent.co.uk)
- The 10 Most Shocking / Controversial Movies of All Time (Short Ends and Leader) (popmatters.com)
- Original Photo-spread for Ken Russell’s ‘Lisztomania’, 1975 (dangerousminds.net)
- Ken Russell: Shelagh Delaney’s Salford, from 1960 (dangerousminds.net)