Nicolas Roeg

Born: 15 August 1928, London

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  • Performance

    Performance

    Nicolas Roeg’s directing career began with this explicit and experimental thriller about a hunted gangster taking refuge with a reclusive rock star.

  • 'Don't Look Now'

    "Don't Look Now"

    Set in off-season Venice, British director Nicolas Roeg’s tragedy combines an acute study of grief with a supernaturally charged thriller plot, to beautiful and devastating effect.

  • Far from the Madding Crowd

    Far from the Madding Crowd

    John Schlesinger’s shrewd and atmospheric adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s 1874 novel sees fiery Bathsheba Everdene toying with the feelings of three very different suitors.

  • Doctor Zhivago

    Doctor Zhivago

    Boris Pasternak’s story of love in the Russian Revolution confirmed David Lean’s standing as the master of the sweeping historical epic.

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    An eccentric English officer inspires the Arabs to unite against the Turks during WWI in David Lean’s seven Oscar-winner, an epic in every sense.

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