Canadian director of such films as Mustard Bath and The Girl in the White Coat.
He worked in opera and theater before transitioning to film. He released his first film H in 1990.
His film H won two awards at the Locarno International Film Festival, making it the first Canadian feature film to win an official prize in the festival’s history.
His parents died shortly before the making of H.
He directed five episodes of the TV series The Hunger, which starred rock icon David Bowie.