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Nicolas Roeg

Nicolas Roeg


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Born: August 15, 1928 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cinematography ...


Director (feature film)

Puffball (2007)
A couple whose lives are almost destroyed by infidelity, the paranormal and bad weather when they purchase a remote, dilapidated cottage.
Two Deaths (1995) as Director
Set during a recent European revolution, when the students have just begun to rise, the film focuses on the unusual relationship between Dr. Pavenic and his housekeeper, Ana. In the midst of a night alive with the rattle of gunfire and burning buildings, the doctor tells the story of his obsession f
Hotel Paradise (1995) as Director
On the morning of her wedding day, a bride wakes up in a lavish hotel suite, handcuffed to a bed, after having spent--what looks to have been--a kinky night with a man she doesn't even recognize.
Full Body Massage (1995) as Director
A successful career woman is given a full body massage by an older man whose hidden agenda is to "heal" the woman in a spiritual way. Follows the conversation of the two intellectually complex people during the erotic massage in contemporary Malibu, California.
Heart Of Darkness (1994) as Director
Adaptation of Joseph Conrad''s 1902 novel about a young British colonialist in Africa who journeys up the Congo River, where his most shocking discovery is "civilized" man''s inherent greed and savagery.
Cold Heaven (1991) as Director
A married woman, haunted by a vision of the Virgin Mary, has an affair. On vacation her husband dies in a freak boating accident and before an autopsy is performed his body disappears. The woman, her lover and the husband--who turns out to be alive--converge at a motel next to a monastery in Carmel,
Witches, The (1990) as Director
A little boy and his kindly grandmother thwart the efforts of a coven of witches to rid Britain of children by turning them into mice.
Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth (1989) as Director
An adaptation of Tennessee Williams' 1959 play about a fading film star who finds solace through drugs, alcohol and young men. Now involved with a drifter, Chance Wayne, Alexandra Del Lago is unaware he wants to manipulate their relationship for his own ulterior motives. Returning together to the Fl
Aria (1988) as Director ("Un Ballo In Maschera")
Track 29 (1988) as Director
A woman encounters a young man who claims to be her long lost son.
Castaway (1986) as Director
Tired of her a job, a clerk responds to an ad from a middle-aged man requesting companionship on a deserted island for one year.
Eureka (1984) as Director
A prospector finds that striking it rich is not the ticket to happiness.
Bad Timing (1980) as Director
An attempted suicide uncovers a tangled web of passion between a woman and her psychologist.
Man Who Fell to Earth, The (1976) as Director
Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft, and meets Mary-Lou, a girl who falls in love with him. He does not count on the greed and ruthlessness of business here on Earth, however.
Don't Look Now (1973) as Director
John and Laura Baxter are living in Venice when they meet a pair of elderly sisters, one of whom claims to be psychic. She insists that she sees the spirit of the Baxters' daughter, who recently drowned. Laura is intrigued, but John resists the idea. He, however, seems to have his own psychic flashes, seeing their daughter walk the streets in her red cloak, as well as Laura and the sisters on a funeral gondola.
Walkabout (1971) as Director
Two children are stranded in the Australian outback and are forced to cope on their own.
Performance (1970) as Director
A wounded mobster holes up in a reclusive rock star''s decaying mansion.
Judith (1966) as 2nd unit dir

Cast (feature film)

Donald Cammell: The Ultimate Performance (2004) as Himself
Portrait of Donald Cammell, the iconoclastic filmmaker who committed suicide in 1996. Best known for his collaboration with Nic Roeg on Performance in 1970, Cammell also worked with such diverse talents as Marlon Brando, Kenneth Anger and Anne Heche. With a personal life as fascinatingly schizoid as

Cinematography (feature film)

Walkabout (1971) as Photography
Two children are stranded in the Australian outback and are forced to cope on their own.
Performance (1970) as Director of Photography
A wounded mobster holes up in a reclusive rock star''s decaying mansion.
Petulia (1968) as Director of Photography
A married doctor falls for the young wife of an abusive rich man.
Far From the Madding Crowd (1967) as Director of Photography
A romantic English lass can't choose among three very different suitors.
Casino Royale (1967) as Addl photog
A retired James Bond goes back into action to infiltrate a nest of enemy spies.
Fahrenheit 451 (1966) as Director of Photography
Adaptation of Ray Bradbury''''s futuristic novel about a society where literature is outlawed.
Judith (1966) as Addl photog
The Girl Getters (1966) as Director of Photography
A posse of young, upperclass London lads create havoc at a busy British seaside resort -- swindling tourists, picking fights and scoring with as many girls as possible. However, the tide begins to turn when the group''s ringleader falls in love with one of his one-night stands.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) as Director of Photography
Madcap musical set in ancient Rome, where a clever slave connives to win his freedom.
Code 7, Victim 5! (1965) as Director of Photography
Seaside Swingers (1965) as Director of Photography
Several teenagers take jobs at a seaside resort for the summer. TV producers decide to film a talent show at the resort and the teenagers all decide to compete. Freddie and the Dreamers play cooks and do a couple of songs. Subplot consists of two young men competing for the same girl, who's auntie wants to take her back home.
The Masque of the Red Death (1964) as Director of Photography
A sadistic nobleman isolates his court from a world stricken with the plague.
The Guest (1964) as Director of Photography
Two cynical and eerily misanthropic brothers hire an older caretaker to look after their flat and they slowly begin to psychologically menace him.
Dr. Crippen (1964) as Director of Photography
The real-life story of a doctor who was hanged in London in 1910 for poisoning his wife.
Nothing But the Best (1964) as Director of Photography
Success has James Brewster's name written all over it, and he also has his heart set on his boss's daughter. A con artist hires him to help out on a bank scheme, but then again, James will do anything to get rich and be the most successful businessman in Britian-even if it means murder!!!
The Great Van Robbery (1963) as Director of Photography
Denis Shaw, Kay Callard, Tony Quinn, Philip Saville, Tony Doonan. Scotland Yard sends investigator Denis Shaw to Rio de Janeiro to recover some stolen bank notes now residing in a private account. His investigation leads him to a coffee warehouse and by the finale there are a lot of spilled coffee beans.
Just for Fun (1963) as Lighting cam
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) as 2nd unit photog
A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I.
Information Received (1962) as Director of Photography
Jazz Boat (1960) as Camera Operator
A would be cat burglar gets mixed up with more serious thieves.
Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959) as Camera Operator
The jungle king pursues four criminals out to exploit a diamond mine.
The Bandit of Zhobe (1959) as Camera Operator
Kasim Khan terrorizes India and seeks revenge on the British.
The Man Inside (1958) as Camera Operator
A detective tracking a stolen gem begins to suspect there's more to the case than just theft.

Writer (feature film)

Puffball (2007)
A couple whose lives are almost destroyed by infidelity, the paranormal and bad weather when they purchase a remote, dilapidated cottage.
Aria (1988) as Screenplay ("Un Ballo In Maschera")
Man Who Fell to Earth, The (1987) as From Film ("The Man Who Fell To Earth")
An adaptation of Nicolas Roeg's 1976 theatrical film of the same title starring David Bowie, about an alien marooned on Earth who is tracked by the military as he helps others during his search for a way to build a spaceship to return to his doomed world.

Producer (feature film)

Without You, I'm Nothing (1990) as Executive Producer
Film version of Sandra Bernhard's hit off-Broadway one-woman show.

Music (feature film)

Bad Timing (1980) as Song ("Time Out")
An attempted suicide uncovers a tangled web of passion between a woman and her psychologist.

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