WorldCat Identities

Roeg, Nicolas 1928-

Works: 237 works in 1,212 publications in 9 languages and 15,752 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  Fiction  Comedy films  Short stories  Suspense fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Director, Cinematographer , Author, Photographer, Producer, Performer, fmd, Restager , Film editor, Other, Illustrator, wpr, Contributor, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nicolas Roeg
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

31 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,096 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
Walkabout by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

120 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,016 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
"Don't look now" by Julie Christie( Visual )

108 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,362 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
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

103 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,332 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 )

40 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,305 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 )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Vinterberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 733 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 by Camille Saint-Saëns( Visual )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 650 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 )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 476 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
Performance by Donald Cammell( Visual )

53 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 464 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
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Visual )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 460 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
Bad timing by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

43 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 447 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 Ken Russell( Visual )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten of the world's best-known film makers were given a free hand to make real any vision
Sweet bird of youth by Richard Brooks( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 164 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 polital boss who swears revenge
Eureka by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 141 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
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 101 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
Wenn die Gondeln Trauer tragen by Daphne Du Maurier( Visual )

37 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 87 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
Aria : a superbly sensual experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 86 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
Track 29 by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a shocking rape and teenage pregnancy, 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
Without you I'm nothing( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sandra Bernhard's one-woman off-Broadway show, a biting, dramatic, comedy cabaret showcase, in which she takes on a number of roles in order to examine American pop culture
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Far from the madding crowd
Alternative Names
Nicolas Roeg anglický režisér a kameraman

Nicolas Roeg Britischer Filmregisseur und Kameramann

Nicolas Roeg Brits filmregisseur

Nicolas Roeg cineasta británico

Nicolas Roeg English film director and cinematographer

Nicolas Roeg réalisateur et un directeur de la photographie britannique

Nicolas Roeg regista britannico

Roeg, Nic 1928-

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Roeg, Nicolas Jack.

Νίκολας Ρόουγκ

Николас Роуг

ניקולס רוג

نيكولاس رويغ

نیکلاس روق

نیکلاس روگ

니컬러스 로그

뢰그, 니콜라스 1928-



"Don't look now"The man who fell to EarthFar from the madding crowdSamson and DelilahHeart of darknessBad timingAriaAria : a superbly sensual experience