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Francis Mankiewicz


B: March 15, 1944 in Shanghai, China
D: August 14, 1993 in Montréal, Québec

Francis Mankiewicz moved with his Polish-born parents to Canada when he was just one year old. He grew up in Montreal and attended McGill University and the Université de Montréal. In 1966 in moved to London, England to study filmmaking returning to Montréal two years later. He first worked in “sponsored films,” what is today called “corporate video,” before releasing his first feature in 1972. Francis Mankiewicz died of cancer.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Le temps d’une chase (1972)
Valentin (1973)
Un cause en civil (1973)
Un procès au criminal (1973)
L’orientation (1974)
Point Pelee (1976)
What We Have Here is a People Problem (1976)
Suicide en prison (1977)
Une amie d’enfance (1978)
A Matter of Choice (TV-1978)

Les bon débarras (1980)
Les beaux souvenirs (aka Happy Memories, 1981)
And Then You Die (1986)
Les portes tournantes (aka The Revolving Doors, 1988)
Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and Joanne Thatcher (TV-1989)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Conspiracy of Silence (1991, mini-series)

Les Bon Debarras, movie, poster,