“Forgotten Hollywood”- Director Who Fell To Earth…

Posted on November 24, 2018 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

“`Nicolas Roeg was a prominent British film director, known for making provocative movies, and working with rock icons Mick Jagger and David Bowie over a six-decade career. His work included Performance, Don’t Look Now, and The Man Who Fell to Earth.


“`Born in London, Nicolas became a director after reaching acclaim as a cinematographer. He began his career as an editing apprentice in 1947. Most of his noted assignments came when Roeg was behind the camera such as Lawrence of Arabia, Far from the Madding Crowd, Dr. ZhivagoFahrenheit 451, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Casino Royale.

“`Roeg pioneered an idiosyncratic visual and narrative style, characterized by the dizzying use of disjointed and disorientating editing. He influenced future filmmakers, including Christopher Nolan, Steven Soderbergh, and Danny Boyle.

“`Nicolas Roeg was ninety.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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