Richard Franklin
Date of Birth
Jul 15, 1948
Birth Place:
Melbourne, Australia


After contributing a handful of seminal motion pictures to the Australian film renaissance, Aussie helmer Richard Franklin migrated to Hollywood and crafted a series of memorable, finely wrought suspensers. All demonstrated not merely supreme influence by "The Master" -- Alfred Hitchcock -- but a sharp, witty, and subversive sense of humor and a contemporary feel, proving that Franklin could...