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Roeg, Nicolas 1928-

Works: 248 works in 898 publications in 7 languages and 14,093 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Farces  Television adaptations 
Roles: Director, Cinematographer , Author, Photographer, Performer, Film editor, Illustrator, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ray Bradbury's best-selling science fiction masterpiece about a future without books takes on a chillingly realistic dimension in this film classic directed by one of the most important screen innovators of all time, the late Francois Truffaut. Julie Christie stars in the challenging dual role of Oskar Werner's pleasure-seeking conformist wife, Linda, and his rebellious, book-collecting mistress, Clarisse. Montag (Oskar Werner), a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom. Truffaut's first English language production is an eerie fable where mankind becomes the ultimate evil
Walkabout by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )
83 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stranded in the Australian desert, an English girl and her small brother are rescued by an aborigine boy who has journeyed into the outback on his "walkabout"--A tribal initiation into manhood. This is the original director's cut
The witches by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )
32 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Luke finds that saving the world from witches is a tall order for a boy who has been turned into a mouse
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )
64 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alien being comes to Earth to colonize its water riches but instead becomes head of a large corporation and is gradually destroyed by the pleasures, the technology, and the richness of life on earth
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door
"Don't look now" by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )
65 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psychic terror in a Gothic setting provides the chilling backdrop in this tale of a couple's search for the ghost of their dead daughter
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( Visual )
6 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration. She captures the lives and loves of three very different men. Gabriel Oak is a sheep farmer who is captivated by her beauty and proposes marriage. William Boldwood is an older, prosperous man who had been a confirmed bachelor. Sergeant Frank Troy is a handsome, but reckless swordsman who's given to sudden fits of violence
Samson and Delilah ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As told in the Old Testament, Samson's betrayal by Delilah left him in slavery. But Samson's epic revenge vanquished his Philistine foes and made him one of the greatest heroes of the Bible
Insignificance by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )
33 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four unnamed people who look and sound a lot like Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, and Joseph McCarthy converge in one New York City hotel room for a compelling, visually inventive adaptation of Terry Johnson's play. With a combination of whimsy and dread, director Nicolas Roeg creates a fun-house-mirror picture of cold war America that questions the nature of celebrity and plays on a society's simmering nuclear fears
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Visual )
26 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In turn-of-the century Africa, colonial traders driven by greed brave forbidding dangers to exploit the continent's vast treasures. One of these is sea captain Marlow, who penetrates the Congo's jungles in pursuit of the mysterious Mr. Kurtz, deranged chief of a remote trading station
Performance by Donald Cammell( Visual )
41 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow a gangster with a talent for violence and intimidation, on the run and looking for a place to hide. He ends up hiding out with a reclusive rock superstar. It all leads up to a shocking final performance for the rock star
Bad timing by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )
26 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex is a cold, distant, fiercely intellectual research psychiatrist from New York, teaching in Vienna. Milena, an Army brat, has wandered back through the countries she was raised in to find herself there, too. They meet at a party, are immediately attracted to each other, and fall quickly into a sexually obsessive relationship. Milena has a husband across the border named Stefan, and a drinking problem. This does not make Alex very happy. Their relationship becomes a fight for power, waged with manipulation, drugs, despair, need, and lust, and it is never clear if there is any real 'winner'
Aria by Gustave Charpentier( Visual )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten of the world's best-known film makers were given a free hand to make real any vision
Eureka by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Canadian wilderness, Jack McCann breaks through the snow to an underground cavern and becomes the world's richest man. Twenty years later Jack is living like a king in his own Caribbean island but his dream becomes a nightmare when his daughter marries a gigolo, his wife becomes a drunk and his lawyer becomes a gangster who will stop at nothing to get money to build a casino
Sweet bird of youth by Elizabeth Taylor( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shiftless would-be actor romances a fading, alcoholic, drug-dependent movie star in hopes of getting a few producer's doors opened for him in Hollywood, but he has not reckoned with the star's smothering ego
Wenn die Gondeln Trauer tragen by Daphne Du Maurier( Visual )
36 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nachdem ihre Tochter Christine auf tragische Weise ums Leben gekommen ist, begeben sich der englische Restaurateur John und seine Frau Laura nach Venedig, wo er eine Kirche restaurieren soll. Dort erhalten sie durch das blinde Medium Heather die Nachricht von Christine, dass Johns Leben in Gefahr sei. John weigert sich, diese Warnung ernst zu nehmen und Venedig zu verlassen. Als ihm endlich die Augen geöffnet werden, ist es zu spät
Children's fantasy the secret garden, 5 children & it, the witches, the neverending story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The neverending story, the Nothing threatens to destroy Fantasia and its Child-Empress and a young warrior sets out to save them. In The witches, a nine-year-old boy and his grandmother confront a witch who is planning to turn all of England's children into mice. In The secret garden, a young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life. In Five children and it, four brothers and one sister discover a Psammead, or sand-fairy, in the gravel pit near the country house where they are staying, unaware of the misadventures its wish-granting will bring them
Track 29 ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a shocking rape and teenage pregnancy, beautiful young Linda Henry has retreated into an alcoholic haze. Her eccentric physician husband has likewise escaped--into his fanatical fixation with toy trains and painfully pleasurable sessions with his nurse playmate. Then, a mysterious stranger arrives. He claims he's Linda's long-lost little boy. But he is, in fact, something much more frightening
Aria a superbly sensual experience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sexy, violent, thought-provoking and funny, here is the movie critics raved about, audiences flocked to see, and no one could stop talking about. Ten of the world's most revered directors pay homage to the opera with this episodic feature
Two deaths ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lively tale of power, passion, and obsession set in a politically torn Eastern European country. With violence raging in the streets below, Dr. Daniel Pavenic hosts a dinner for three old school chums, and, introducing a mysterious servant to his guests, reveals how he ruined the life of this strong and beautiful woman
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