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Milos Stehlik on Deaths of Film Legends, Bertolucci and Roeg

Over the weekend, two legendary and risk-taking filmmakers, passed away. Italian director, Bernardo Bertolucci, passed away at age 77. He was best-known for “Last Tango in Paris” (Marlon Brando), Academy award-winning “The Last Emperor” (John Lone), and the five-hour long epic “1900” (Robert De Niro). British director and cinematographer, Nicolas Roeg, passed away at age 90. He’s known for casting rock-n-rollers like Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Art Garfunkel. Roeg’s popular films include Don’t Look Now and The Man Who Fell to Earth. WBEZ Film Contributor and Facets Chicago Director, Milos Stehlik, joins us (from Costa Rica) to reflect upon on the larger-than-life filmmakers. Milos once interviewed Bertolucci, and will also talk about the time he “Stood-in” for the Italian film maverick.


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