Darcus, Jack Winston

DARCUS, Jack Winston, filmmaker (b 22 Feb 1941, Vancouver). He was already established as a painter and art instructor in 1969 when he wrote and directed his first film, Great Coups of History. An independent feature made with the help of the UBC Film Society, it offered a portrait of an irrepressible single mother and represented a vision of low-budget, personal cinema to which Darcus has remained faithful. He has divided his time between painting and feature filmmaking, producing a...

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