Watch: ‘Red Red Roeg’ – A Video Tribute to a Films of Nicolas Roeg
“Is there wish for us?” “Yes, yes, yes…” Last week, London-born filmmaker Nicolas Roeg passed away during a age of 90. Roeg destined over a dozen underline films during his career as a filmmaker, and also worked as a camera user and cinematographer (including on a few of his possess films). This “In Memoriam” video, done by cinephile / filmmaker Colin McKeown, facilities footage from many of his films and some of those he shot operative as DP, including Truffaut’s Fahrenheit 451 in 1966 and Schlesinger’s Far from a Madding Crowd in 1967. The reverence focuses mostly on Roeg’s mania with a tone red and a inflection in his films. This is a unequivocally overwhelming reverence to Roeg and his work, done by a loyal film lover. And if we haven’t seen many of Roeg’s films, this is a good place to start to get we in a right mood to watch some-more of them.
This video reverence was done by Colin McKeown – see some-more of his work on Vimeo or follow him on Twitter. He explains his intentions behind this: “Nicolas Roeg was a master of cinema. R.I.P. we done a reverence and spent a final week revisiting a images and sounds… time is on his side.” The reverence facilities footage from many of Roeg’s films, including: Performance, Walkabout, Don’t Look Now, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Bad Timing, Eureka, Insignificance, Castaway, Aria, Track 29, and The Witches. He usually done a few some-more films after that. For some-more tributes and reflections on Roeg, we suggest Peter Bradshaw’s essay about a “daring film-maker of ardent and abdominal brilliance” or Neil Young’s essay about how “Roeg’s Brilliant Visuals and Editing Revolutionized Cinema“. The Guardian also featured a gallery of Roeg’s life in pictures.