Milos Stehlik on Deaths of Film Legends, Bertolucci and Roeg

ITALY BERTOLUCCI OBIT
In this May 2, 1987 file photo Italian movie director Bernardo Bertolucci, right, checks a scene during the filming go the movie "The Last Emperor", in the Forbidden City of Beijing, China. Bertolucci, who won Oscars with "The Last Emperor" and whose erotic drama "Last Tango in Paris" enthralled and shocked the world, has died at the age of 77. Bertolucci's press office, Punto e Virgola, confirmed the death Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in an email to The Associated Press. Neal Ulevich / AP Photo
ITALY BERTOLUCCI OBIT
In this May 2, 1987 file photo Italian movie director Bernardo Bertolucci, right, checks a scene during the filming go the movie "The Last Emperor", in the Forbidden City of Beijing, China. Bertolucci, who won Oscars with "The Last Emperor" and whose erotic drama "Last Tango in Paris" enthralled and shocked the world, has died at the age of 77. Bertolucci's press office, Punto e Virgola, confirmed the death Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in an email to The Associated Press. Neal Ulevich / AP Photo

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.