Franc Roddam

Stockton-on-Tees

Friday 26th February 2016

Name
Franc Roddam

What do you do?
Film Director.

Where are you from?
Stockton-on-Tees.

Describe your style in three words?
Relaxed, relaxed, relaxed.

If you could have made one British film in history - which one?
'The Third Man' by Carol Reid.

You can spend an hour with anyone from history - who would it be?
King Solomon.
Where did you hide the treasure?

A book or story that you would love to adapt into a film?
'My Friend Matt and Hena the Whore' by Adam Zameenzad.
It would have an incredible African soundtrack.


Franc Roddam is perhaps best known as the director of the iconic British cult film Quadrophenia, released in 1979, and based on The Who's rock opera of the same name. He continues to work in film, television and publishing to this day.

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