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Saturday, November 24, 2018

RIP Nicolas Roeg



Director, cinematographer Nicolas Roeg, noted for the features "Don't Look Now", "The Man Who Fell To Earth" And "Performance" has died:


Roeg started out as an editing apprentice, then worked his way up to become a second unit DP on director David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962)...


...followed by Roger Corman's "The Masque of the Red Death" (1964)...


...Fran├žois Truffaut's "Fahrenheit 451" (1966)...


...John Schlesinger's "Far from the Madding Crowd" (1967)...


...and Richard Lester's "Petulia" (1968).


Roeg made his co-directing debut with "Performance" (1970)...


...then went to Australia to solo direct and film the classic "Walkabout" (1971) starring Jenny Agutter.


Throughout the 1970's, Roeg produced an impressive amount of work, including "Don't Look Now" (1973) starring Donald Sutherland...


....and "The Man Who Fell to Earth" (1976) starring David Bowie.


Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek the films of Nicolas Roeg...


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