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Valentino by Ken Russell From the mid 1960s on, not only American film directors produced in Britain, also a number of distinguished (notevoli) European directors followed their examples. These included Roman Polanski (1933 – ) Repulsion (1964) and Cul-de-Sac (1966- ), Francois Truffaut (1932 – 1984) Fahrenheit 451 (1966), MichelangeloContinua