Gerald Potterton, ‘Heavy Metal’ Director, Dies at 91

Gerald Potterton, the British-Canadian filmmaker who directed the adult animated cult classic Heavy Metal in 1981 for Columbia Pictures, has died. He was 91. Potterton passed away at the Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins Hospital in Cowansville, Quebec on Aug. 23, the National Film Board of Canada said on Wednesday. “Gerald came to Canada and the NFB to be part of […]

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