The Wide-Ranging Cinema of Nicolas Roegby yrnej | created - 26 Nov 2018 | updated - 26 Nov 2018 | Public
British film director Nicolas Roeg has passed away at the age of 90. For the first twenty years of his career, Roeg was a camera operator and cinematographer, working on projects as varied as Fahrenheit 451 (1966), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966), The Sundowners (1960) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962). Upon becoming a director he had a remarkable run in the '70s with four celebrated films encompassing all different genres.
In honor of Mr. Roeg's expansive career, which of these films he directed have you most enjoyed?
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2. Walkabout (1971)
GP | 100 min | Adventure, Drama
Two city-bred siblings are stranded in the Australian Outback, where they learn to survive with the aid of an Aboriginal boy on his "walkabout": a ritual separation from his tribe.
Votes: 22,675 | Gross: $0.02M
3. Don't Look Now (1973)
R | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A married couple grieving the recent death of their young daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond.
Votes: 49,202 | Gross: $0.98M
5. Bad Timing (1980)
R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A psychiatrist, living in Vienna, enters a torrid relationship with a married woman. When she ends up in the hospital from an overdose, an inspector becomes set on discovering the demise of their affair.
6. Eureka (1983)
R | 130 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1925, Arctic prospector Jack McCann (Gene Hackman) becomes a rich man when he strikes gold, but twenty years later, he faces major personal and family problems.
Votes: 2,937 | Gross: $0.12M
8. Castaway (1986)
R | 117 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island.
Votes: 3,044 | Gross: $0.48M