Nicolas Roeg

  • Nicolas Roeg – Hotel Paradise (1995)

    1991-2000EroticaGermanyNicolas RoegShort Film

    A beautiful woman wakes up with a hangover in the bridal suite of a luxury hotel. And finds herself handcuffed to a naked man. Remembering this is her wedding day, it is a shock to discover the man next to her is a complete stranger! And the wedding guests are on their way…Who is this guy, with a gun in his boots? What does he want from her and how can she make sure to be ready for her future husband in time? The bride – no wonder – is panicking. But at the same time feels strangely attracted to this unknown, very naked man. (Ziegler Films)Read More »

  • Donald Cammell & Nicolas Roeg – Performance (1970)

    Nicolas Roeg1961-1970ClassicsCultDonald CammellUnited Kingdom

    Performance is a 1970 British crime drama film directed by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg, written by Cammell and starring James Fox and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, in his film acting debut. The film was produced in 1968 but not released until 1970. Cammell was heavily influenced by the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges (a portrait of Borges on a book cover can be seen at a crucial moment in the film).Read More »

  • Nicolas Roeg – Castaway (1986)

    Nicolas Roeg1981-1990AdventureDramaUnited Kingdom

    Castaway (1986)

    A sexy, stimulating, often brilliant film, with wild edges and dangerous poetry… LA TimesRead More »

  • Nicolas Roeg – Cold Heaven (1991)

    1991-2000DramaMysteryNicolas RoegUSA

    Along with his penchant for complex, often fragmented narratives and innovative montage editing techniques, one of the things that makes Nicolas Roeg such a fascinating filmmaker is his approach to the supernatural. Roeg’s interest in strange phenomena can be traced all the way back to Performance (1970), which saw Roeg and co-director Donald Cammell present a sort of symbolic form of reincarnation or “rebirth” via the fusing of the characters played by James Fox and Mick Jagger. Read More »

  • Nicolas Roeg – Two Deaths (1995)

    1991-2000DramaNicolas RoegUnited Kingdom

    Synopsis by Matthew Tobey
    Amid the bloody tumult of Communist dictator Ceausescu in 1989 Romania, a hedonistic and morally sidetracked physician, Daniel Pavenic (Michael Gambon), attempts to hold his annual dinner for 12 of his closest friends. Only three such friends are willing to brave the dangerous war-torn streets to go to Pavenic’s mansion, where they find themselves investigating the shocking, debauched relationship between their host and a once-beautiful house servant. The more the guests learn about the twisted relationship, the more they find themselves re-entangled in their own dark memories. The book upon which this drama is based, The Two Deaths of Senora Puccini, by Stephen Dobyns, was set in Chile.Read More »

  • Peter Neal & Nicolas Roeg – Glastonbury Fayre (1972)

    1971-1980DocumentaryMusicalNicolas RoegPeter NealUnited Kingdom

    In the Summer of 1971 the Glastonbury legend was born when the organisers decided to try and create a festival that would be a forerunner for an ‘alternative and utopian society’. The festival encompassed Midsummer’s Day, and in true medieval tradition, the area of Worthy Farm, Pilton was given over to music, dance, poetry, theatre, spontaneous entertainment and nudity.Read More »

  • Nicolas Roeg – Don’t Look Now (1973) (HD)

    1971-1980HorrorNicolas RoegThrillerUnited Kingdom

    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.Read More »

  • Nicolas Roeg – Don’t Look Now (1973)

    1971-1980MysteryNicolas RoegThrillerUSA

    Don’t Look Now is a 1973 occult thriller film directed by Nicolas Roeg. Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland star as a married couple whose lives become complicated after meeting two elderly sisters in Venice, one of whom claims to be clairvoyant and informs them that their recently deceased daughter is trying to contact them to warn them of danger. It is an independent British and Italian co-production, filmed in England and Italy, and adapted from the short story by Daphne du Maurier.Read More »

  • Nicolas Roeg – Track 29 (1988)

    1981-1990DramaMysteryNicolas RoegUnited Kingdom

    In a small southern American town, housewife Linda Henry lives a unsatisfied life and wants a child to fulfil that gap, but her husband Henry seems more concerned about his model trains and receiving his fetish spanking from nurse Stein. One day in a diner, an odd and mysterious young English lad Martin approaches Linda and her friend. He seems to appear where she is, so when another confrontation eventuates. He admits to being her son, which he was taken from her at birth when she was a teenager, due to the reasoning of his conception. This newfound responsibility is bittersweet for Linda, but has it come at a price for her well-being.Read More »

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