Freddie Francis

Born: 22 December 1917, Islington, London
Died: 17 March 2007, Isleworth, Middx.

Highlighted works

  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    Albert Finney’s powerhouse performance as a Nottingham factory worker changed British screen acting, just as Karel Reisz’s incisive and authentic film changed British cinema.

  • Room at the Top

    Room at the Top

    This drama of social mobility in a northern factory town proved a landmark British film thanks to director Jack Clayton’s mature treatment of sexuality and class.


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