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Nicolas Roeg interview: ‘I hate the term “sex scene”’

At 85, the film director Nicolas Roeg is pleased to see the critics catching up with him

13 July 2013

9:00 AM

13 July 2013

9:00 AM

‘Oh, some of my films have been attacked with absolute vitriol!’ said Nicolas Roeg, 85, and still one of the darkest and most innovative of post-war British directors. We were sitting in his study in Notting Hill; nearby in Powis Square is the house Roeg used for his 1968 debut, Performance, starring Mick Jagger as the rock star who entices a gangster (James Fox) into a drug-induced identity crisis.

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