However, it was said Road Dahl was never a fan of Roeg
's interpretation or his happy ending, so Zemeckis' plan to be more faithful to the novel might've been more pleasing to him.
During the 1970s, Roeg
sent Jenny Agutter and his son Luc Roeg
on the Australian Outback odyssey "Walkabout;" gave Jagger a big-screen role in the thriller "Performance," which was co-directed with Donald Cammell; and plunged Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland into psychological horror in the Venice-set "Don't Look Now."
Bowie's son, film director Duncan Jones, praised Roeg
's "incredible body of work", adding: "Thank you for making brave choices and giving [me] an ongoing love of filmmaking."
was famed for his disjointed editing which gave his work an eerie, surreal feel.
Nicolas Jack Roeg
was born in London on August 15, 1928, to Jack Nicolas and Mabel Gertrude Roeg
- and entered the film industry as a tea boy at Marylebone Studios after completing his national service in 1947.
The British director's family said that Roeg
, who was praised during his long career for his originality, died at the age of 90.
, one of Britain's most admired and influential film-makers, has died aged 90, his family has announced.
Directed by Nicholas Roeg
and starring Anjelica Huston as The Grand High Witch, the film was well-received by critics, but Dahl was said to be unhappy that the Jim Henson Company-produced film's ending was different to his book's.
With Hitchcockian undertones of paranoia, guilt, faith and obsession, there are also shades of 1973's Nic Roeg
classic Don't Look Now and John Travolta's 1981 thriller, Blow Out.
Mall giant SM even had an art-house theater that showcased the best of world cinema, including the latest works of Akira Kurosawa, Nicolas Roeg
and Woody Allen.
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CAA's Micah Green and Roeg
Sutherland head to Toronto with a clutch of presold titles and a rosy view of the prospects for independent film, even as some festival darlings this year have crashed and burned at the box office