Quentin Tarantino names him as an influence. When we were kids, our parents wouldn’t let us watch his movies, but sometimes we did anyway. Now we search out the ones we missed on DVD. Sadly, Jesus “Jess” Franco has passed away.
From Yahoo!Movies: A legendary figure in international genre cinema is gone. Jesus Franco, a Spanish writer and director who made close to two hundred films in a career that spanned seven decades, died in Malaga, Spain on Tuesday at the age of 82, due to complications from a stroke.