WorldCat Identities

Roeg, Luc

Overview
Works: 17 works in 123 publications in 4 languages and 5,267 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Educational films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Luc Roeg
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Venice during 1570, Desdemona, daughter of a powerful nobleman, elopes with Othello, a proud Moor celebrated as the city's most awesome warrior. Iago, who has served alongside Othello for a decade, is angered when the general chooses another lieutenant, Cassio, as his second in command. In retribution, Iago sabotages Cassio's promotion and convinces Othello that the handsome officer is cuckolding him. Othello writhes under the tortures Iago has created, and in a fit of jealousy smothers Desdemona, who caresses her beloved husband as she dies
Walkabout by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

38 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranded in the Australian desert after their fathers suicide, an English girl and her small brother are rescued by an Aborigine boy who has journeyed into the outback on his "walkabout"--a tribal intiation into manhood. The clash between their two different worlds is captured when natural instincts conflict with "civilized" behavior, leading to tragedy
We need to talk about Kevin by Lynne Ramsay( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined
The matchmaker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcy heads to a wee quaint Ireland burgh during its annual matchmaking festival, where she finds love and humanity amid the beer-guzzling, blarney-slinging locals
Let him have it by Peter Medak( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gritty, post-war world of 1950s London, slow-witted teenager Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals who have a fondness for American gangster movies. When a robbery turns to murder, Derek finds himself facing the death sentence for a crime he didn't commit. This film dramatizes the real-life case which shook England's faith in capital punishment
Two deaths( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 27 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
Mr. Nice by Rhys Ifans( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From middle-class Welsh boy and Oxford scholar to living the high life as one of Britain's biggest marijuana smugglers, Howard Marks led an existence of rollicking, improbable adventure. The notorious drug dealer's legacy as an international hashish trader was elevated by stints as a spy for the British government, and his involvement with an unhinged IRS operative that would eventually lead to a 25-year prison sentence
New town killers by Richard Jobson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two private bankers, Alistair and Jamie, who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12-hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their next target is Sean Macdonald a parentless teenager who lives with his sister on a housing estate on the outskirts of Edinburgh. She's in debt, He's going nowhere fast. Sean agrees to play for cash. He soon realises he's walked into twelve hours of hell where survival is the name of the game"--Container
The sea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Art historian Max Morden returns to the sleepy seaside resort he spent summers as a child after losing his wife. Max lodges at a boarding house he once frequented, where frosty proprietor Miss Vavasour and eccentric resident Blunden, now reside. Before long - and despite protestations from his daughter Clare, Max revisits the ghosts of his past." -- Container
Walkabout by James Vance Marshall( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in German and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a family picnic a teenager and her brother suddenly find themselves very much alone. As they wander through the outback they meet a young aborigine
Matchmaker DVD 443( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcy heads to a wee quaint Ireland burgh during its annual matchmaking festival, where she finds love and humanity amid the beer-guzzling, blarney-slinging locals
The matchmaker Playing for keeps / a Miramax production ; written by Bob Weinstein & Harvey Weinstein and Jeremy Leven ; produced by Alan Brewer and Bob Weinstein & Harvey Weinstein ; directed by Bob Weinstein & Harvey Weinstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The matchmaker: Marcy heads to a wee, quaint Ireland burgh where she finds love and humanity amid the beer-guzzling, blarney-slinging locals. Playing for keeps: An ambitious trio of inner-city high school grads tries to hit the big time by turning a run-down country hotel into a rock n' roll resort with around-the-clock music and live entertainment
Te odio, mi amor = The matchmaker( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Othello by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy a great man's vanity is manipulated by a jealous aide to bring about his downfall. Betrayal, deception and murder end the friendship between Othello and Iago and culminate in the tragic death of Desdemona
Boxing day( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Basil, a struggling, indebted business man, leaves his family immediately after Christmas to pursue a lucrative property deal that could solve all of his problems: buying foreclosed properties from banks at a fraction of their market value, refurbishing them for a minimum cost, and then selling them for a quick and substantial profit. He hires a local chauffeur to drive him around the mountainous area but, as night sets in, the car is trapped on an icy road and the men face an uncertain fate. Based on the novel "Master and Man" by Leo Tolstoy, Boxing Day follows ivans xtc. and The Kreutzer Sonata as the third film in a trilogy of modern day interpretations of Tolstoy stories
Dos muertes = Two deaths( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Verona by Simple Minds (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live-optreden van de Simple Minds, afgewisseld met korte interviews. Ten gehore worden gebracht nummers als Street fighting years, Mandela day, Belfast child, Alive and kicking, Don't you forget about me
 
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Alternative Names
John, Lucien

John, Lucien, 1962-

Roeg, Lucien John, 1962-

Languages
English (101)

Spanish (8)

German (7)

French (3)

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Two deaths