(LONDON) – Nicolas Roeg, a famous British film director known for making provocative films and works with & # 39; rock star Mick Jagger, David Bowie on career & # 39; six years, died. He had 90 years.
The director & # 39; "M & # 39; have Look Now" and many other films, died Friday night, his son, Nicolas Roeg Jr., told the British Press Association.
"He was real dad," Roeg Jr. said. "He just had his 90 years at & # 39; August."
He did pprovdax details about the death of & # 39; his father during a short phone call.
Roeg has worked with & # 39; & # 39 Jagger in; "Performance" and Bowie in & # 39; "The Man Who Fell to Earth". Bowie was alien crashed on Earth to seek a way to save his own planet.
"Do not Look Now" a & # 39; Roeg in 1973 is considered one of his most remarkable successes. He also remembered for realistic sex scene between stars Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland.
The last major film & # 39; Roeg was "The Witches," in 1990, Anjelica Huston to star.
The British Film Institute stated "M & # 39; have Look Now" and "performance" as two of the biggest films in the best election of the film Britain.
The Institute paid tribute to Roeg f & # 39; tweet: "RIP Nicolas Roeg, pioneering force & # 39; cinema has created some of the most emotional moments of & # 39; beauty, terror and sadness ever seen. A great true if ever there was one. "
He worked his way having won acclaim as a cinema. He began his career as a trainee & # 39; editing in 1947 – among his duties was serving tea.
He said he could not understand how someone can & # 39; be a director without having previously engaged in cinematography.
Roeg does not believe in careful planning when it scripts and shooting schedules, preferring to give rise to maneuver and improvise as needed. He had said that God likes to delete people who have too elaborate plans.
"I shoot a lot of things," he said once & # 39; interview for the book "Talking on Film." "I think that & # 39; likely comes from not gone to school film. Things work themselves. Lost thing & # 39; entertainments, the Barker fairground fair, the aspect comes from the movies when trying to plan everything for the audience. "
Roeg, who was born in & # 39; London, worked on several famous films including "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Fahrenheit 451" before entering the ranks of & # 39; direction in 1970.
Roeg was married three times and had sittt children.