The Province

Man Who Fell to Earth director dead at 90


Revered moviemaker Nicolas Roeg has died. The 90-year-old visionary behind films like Performanc­e and The Man Who Fell to Earth

passed away on Friday night.

Many of Roeg’s films became cult hits even though they were considered difficult to market and understand by film studio bosses.

He was also the guy behind the camera for classic thrillers Don’t Look Now and Walkabout.

Roeg’s film’s influenced modern filmmaking greats like Christophe­r Nolan, Paul Thomas Anderson, Steven Soderbergh, and Danny Boyle, who have all acknowledg­ed his brilliance.

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