Karl Francis Age, Birthday, Biography, Wiki, Movies & More

Karl Francis is a Welsh film and television director, producer and screenwriter. He studied at Manchester University and then attended Hornsey College of Art in London to study for a post-graduate diploma on Film in Education.

He was appointed the Head of Drama at BBC Wales in 1995.

Karl Francis

Karl Francis Biography / Wiki

Name Karl Francis
Also Know
Gender Male
Known For Directing
Place of Birth Bedwas, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK
Date of Birth 1942-04-01
Age(as in 2022) 80
Deathday

Karl Francis Acting Movies

Movie Name Character Release Date Overview
The Cormorant Uncle Ian 1993-02-21 For a young couple, the small cottage tucked away in a quiet village in the mountains of north Wales, a legacy from a distant, estranged uncle, is a d…

Karl Francis Directing Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
One of the Hollywood Ten Director 2002-06-07 Herbert Biberman struggles as a Hollywood writer and director blacklisted as one of The Hollywood Ten in the 1950s….
Rebecca’s Daughters Director 1992-03-05 Young aristocrat Anthony Raine returns home from India to find the farmers of Pembrokeshire protesting about the rates of a tollgate run by The Whitma…
Hope Eternal Director 2008-09-15 After the violent death of her Welsh rugby-loving doctor boyfriend in the country’s civil war, a Malagasy nurse working at a child hospice in Congo ma…
Above Us the Earth Director 1977-06-11 Independent Welsh filmmaker Karl Francis uses amateur and professional actors to explore the community impact of the 1975 closure of the Ogilvie Colli…
Afternoon of War Director 1980-03-19 Adapted from the short story “The Mouse and the Woman” by Dylan Thomas, it is a story set in the secluded valleys of Wales during the 1914-18 war. Th…
Giro City Director 1982-11-01 Welsh investigative journalists set out to cover the Troubles in Northern Ireland only to unearth censorship and corruption back home….
Boy Soldier Director 1987-01-29 Wil Thomas, a young Welsh soldier on duty in Northern Ireland shoots a terrorist in self-defence and is used as scapegoat by the political system….
Streetlife Director 1995-11-25 The rough urban life in a Welsh valley that focuses on Jo, a single mother who has just become pregnant by her married boyfriend Kevin….
Morphine and Dolly Mixtures Director 1991-03-10 A girl’s childhood in the 1950s with her brutal alcoholic father….
Ms. Rhymney Valley Director 1985-07-10 Portrait of a community in the heart of South Wales almost one year into the miners’ strike of the 1980s….
Nineteen96 Director 1989-09-17 Britain in the mid-1990s: a divided, violent nation where civil disorder and urban terrorism are on the increase. Scotland Yard detective Commander Ja…
The Happy Alcoholic Director 1984-11-19 A stark drama about one man’s struggle with alcoholism and the impact this has on his family, friends, and work. His gradual disintegration is a refle…
The Miners’ Strike Director Teaming up with director Karl Francis, Dafydd Hywel speaks to some of the coal miners and their wives who played a huge part in the Miners’ Strike of …
The Angry Earth Director 1989-01-01 About the oppression of the Welsh coal miners during the 19th century and early 20th century as seen through the the eyes of Gwen, a 110 year old woma…
A Breed of Men Director 1971-06-08 The story was inspired by the stay-down strikers in the 1930s who refused to leave the mines for three weeks. Ernie Bailey, one of the miners, relayed…
From Bridgend to Basilica Director 1996-01-01 A documentary film which tells the story of a Bridgend-born Roman Catholic priest, who rose to the high role of Monsignor at the Basilica in Rome….
Merthyr and the Girl Director 1988-01-01 The story of two young women, Donna Edwards and Mary Katherine Jones, who aspire for careers in the theatre business….
Nutters Director 2007-01-01 A film about teenagers struggling to rebuild their damaged lives at a “reform” academy on the South Wales coast near Cardiff. All the students have be…

Writing

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
One of the Hollywood Ten Writer 2002-06-07 Herbert Biberman struggles as a Hollywood writer and director blacklisted as one of The Hollywood Ten in the 1950s….
Boy Soldier Writer 1987-01-29 Wil Thomas, a young Welsh soldier on duty in Northern Ireland shoots a terrorist in self-defence and is used as scapegoat by the political system….
Streetlife Writer 1995-11-25 The rough urban life in a Welsh valley that focuses on Jo, a single mother who has just become pregnant by her married boyfriend Kevin….
Giro City Writer 1982-11-01 Welsh investigative journalists set out to cover the Troubles in Northern Ireland only to unearth censorship and corruption back home….
Morphine and Dolly Mixtures Writer 1991-03-10 A girl’s childhood in the 1950s with her brutal alcoholic father….
The Happy Alcoholic Writer 1984-11-19 A stark drama about one man’s struggle with alcoholism and the impact this has on his family, friends, and work. His gradual disintegration is a refle…

Other Info

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
The Angry Earth Script 1989-01-01 About the oppression of the Welsh coal miners during the 19th century and early 20th century as seen through the the eyes of Gwen, a 110 year old woma…

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