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Roeg, Nicolas 1928-

Works: 240 works in 862 publications in 7 languages and 13,943 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Farces  Television adaptations  Fantasy films 
Roles: Director, Cinematographer , Performer, Photographer, Film editor, Illustrator, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Walkabout by Nicolas Roeg ( Visual )
79 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,879 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
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guy Montag is a firefighter in a highly controlled society, where books are banned and people drugged into compliance. It is his job to burn any books that are found. He meets Clarisse, who hoardes books, and begins to read
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,178 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
The witches by Roald Dahl ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,161 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
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum by Stephen Sondheim ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 912 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 )
62 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 911 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 617 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 )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 523 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 466 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 465 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 )
35 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 404 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 )
27 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 400 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 295 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 )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 134 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 on 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 Nicolas Roeg ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 123 WorldCat member 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
Track 29 ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member 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
Wenn die Gondeln Trauer tragen by Daphne Du Maurier ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 84 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 84 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
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 74 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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