Bernard Rose

Bernard Rose

Bernard Rose was one of the pioneering music video directors in the early days of MTV,  shooting Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, and Red Red Wine for UB40. Rose’s feature credits as writer and director include Paperhouse, Candyman, Immortal Beloved, Ivansxtc, Anna Karenina, and Two Jacks. He is currently in postproduction on Paganini:  The Devil’s Violinist. You can check out his work at bernardrosedirector.com.

Commentaries by Bernard Rose

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Savage Messiah

1972
MGM
Ken Russell’s 1972 bio-pic about the fiery french sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (played by Scott...
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Billion Dollar Brain

1967
United Artists
After producing the first two Harry Palmer movies to provide a more realistic,...
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The Music Lovers

1971
United Artists
The onscreen title reads Ken Russell’s Film on Tchaikovsky and The Music Lovers,...
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Valentino

1977
United Artists
A financial and critical flop, this notoriously inaccurate version of the rise and fall of...
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Mahler

1976
Mayfair Films
Ken Russell’s largely metaphorical take on the life of 19th century Austrian composer Gustav Mahler...
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Tommy

1975
Columbia
Ken Russell’s overpowering fantasia is a psychedelic reimagining of The Who’s 1969 rock opera, moving...
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Amarcord

1974
New World
Federico Fellini‚ remembers his Fascist-era hometown‚ Rimini (renamed Borgo) in a‚ loosely structured, sometimes dreamlike...
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Bad Timing

1980
World Northal
AKA: Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession. Nicolas Roeg followed The Man Who Fell to...
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The Phantom Of The Opera ’25

1925
Universal
This is the oldest title we’ve ever featured on this...
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The Decameron

1971
United Artists
Nine 14th-century scatological stories from Boccaccio’s Decameron form the basis of the first entry...
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