Russell Mulcahy

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Russell Mulcahy (; born 23 June 1953) is an Australian film director. Mulcahy's work is recognisable by the use of fast cuts, tracking shots and use of glowing lights, neo-noir lighting, windblown drapery, and fans. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Russell Mulcahy has received more than 486,312 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Russell Mulcahy is the 782nd most popular film director (down from 736th in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from Australia (down from 125th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Australian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Russell Mulcahy ranks 782 out of 1,580Before him are Bill Condon, Harun Farocki, Dorothy Arzner, Tatyana Lioznova, Jean Becker, and Benjamin Christensen. After him are Catherine Hardwicke, George Pal, Sergey Obraztsov, Sergei Bodrov, Rustam Ibragimbekov, and Joe Ranft.

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Among people born in 1953, Russell Mulcahy ranks 180Before him are Marlene Dumas, Hamilton Mourão, Slavoljub Muslin, Steven Zaillian, Leon Spinks, and Franz Klammer. After him are Nada, Aurlus Mabélé, Annemarie Moser-Pröll, Eric Bogosian, Barry Sonnenfeld, and Michaël Dudok de Wit.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Russell Mulcahy ranks 135 out of 790Before him are Bob Morley (1984), Mick Doohan (1965), Arthur Benjamin (1893), Anthony LaPaglia (1959), Albert Namatjira (1902), and Richard Roxburgh (1962). After him are Peter Carey (1943), Joel Edgerton (1974), Yvonne Strahovski (1982), Raewyn Connell (1944), Robert May, Baron May of Oxford (1936), and David Warren (1925).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Australia

Among film directors born in Australia, Russell Mulcahy ranks 9Before him are Bruce Beresford (1940), John Farrow (1904), Roger Donaldson (1945), Baz Luhrmann (1962), Christopher Doyle (1952), and Phillip Noyce (1950). After him are John Seale (1942), Fred Schepisi (1939), John Pilger (1939), James McTeigue (1967), John Hillcoat (1961), and Leigh Whannell (1977).