Roeg, Nicolas 1928-
Most widely held works about Nicolas Roeg
Most widely held works by Nicolas Roeg
Fahrenheit 451 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
Montag, 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.
Walkabout ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,382 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.
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in German and English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door.
The man who fell to earth ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 794 libraries worldwide
An alien, on a mission to obtain water, becomes the head of a large corporation. Ultimately he is overwhelmed by American capitalism and a relationship with a women. Includes director Roeg's full uncut version.
The witches ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 794 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.
Don't look now ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Psychic terror in a Gothic setting in Venice provides the chilling backdrop in this tale of a couple's search for the ghost of their dead daughter.
Heart of darkness ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 488 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.
Far from the madding crowd ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 479 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 whose given to sudden fits of violence.
Samson and Delilah ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and French and held by 454 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.
Bad timing ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 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 ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Ten of the world's best-known film makers were given a free hand to make real any vision.
Insignificance ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 294 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.
Performance ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 248 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.
The man who fell to earth ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 207 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.
Performance ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 117 libraries worldwide
This underground film presents a study of the 1960's where two bizarre worlds clash in a fantasy of illusion and reality, decadence and decay. The impact is both exotic and shocking.
Eureka ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 105 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 99 libraries worldwide
An ambitious but charming young man returns to his home town after a prolonged stay in Hollywood. He brings with him a once beautiful but now faded movie queen with the intention of capitalizing upon her fame for his own ends. But when he rekindles an affair with a former flame, he brings down the wrath of her father, a local political boss who swears revenge.
Two deaths ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 77 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.
Track 29 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 63 libraries worldwide
After a shocking rape and teenage pregnancy, beautiful young Linda Henry (Russell) has retreated into an alcoholic haze. Her eccentric physician husband (Lloyd) has likewise escaped--into his fanatical fixation with toy trains and painfully pleasurable sessions with his nurse playmate. Then, a mysterious stranger arrives (Oldman). He claims he's Linda's long-lost little boy. But he is, in fact, something much more frightening.
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 60 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.
Abandoned children Aboriginal Australians Aboriginal Australians--Rites and ceremonies Australia Book burning Censorship Chief executive officers Comedy films Comedy films Coming-of-age films Criticism, interpretation, etc. Delilah--(Biblical figure) Desert survival Drama Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Foreign films Ghosts Grandmothers Great Britain Historical films History Horror films Human-alien encounters Intellectual freedom Italy--Venice Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Marshall, James Vance,--1924- Musical films Psychics Rich people Roeg, Nicolas,--1928- Rome Science fiction films Science fiction films Sheep ranchers Slaves Soldiers Thrillers (Motion pictures) Totalitarianism Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Witches Women farmers
Roeg, Nic 1928-
Roeg, Nicholas, 1928-
Roeg, Nick 1928-
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Multiple languages (13)
Miscellaneous languages (2)