Gallery: the departed, 2014

A visual homage to some of the key figures in film who passed away in 2014, to accompany the roll-call in our March 2015 issue.

Art by Naiel Ibarrola, words by Ehsan Khoshbakht.

☞ The departed: the filmmakers we lost in 2016

Naiel Ibarrola , Ehsan Khoshbakht
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Left to right: Bob Hoskins, Eli Wallach, Virna Lisi, Richard Attenborough, James Garner, Run Run Shaw

Left to right: Bob Hoskins, Eli Wallach, Virna Lisi, Richard Attenborough, James Garner, Run Run Shaw

☞ Bob Hoskins: a career in pictures

☞ Eli Wallach: the gun beneath the bubbles

☞ Richard Attenborough (1923-2014)

☞ Remembering Richard Attenborough

☞ Read Chanel Kong’s obituary of Run Run Shaw in our March 2015 isssue

 

Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Williams

Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Williams

Philip Seymour Hoffman, 1967-2014

Robin Williams: a career in pictures

 

Věra Chytilová and Mike Nichols

Věra Chytilová and Mike Nichols

Vera Chytilová, 1929-2014

☞ Read David Thomson’s homage to Mike Nichols in our February 2015 issue

 

Mickey Rooney and Shirley Temple

Mickey Rooney and Shirley Temple

The stallion and the mick

Age of innocence: childhood on film

☞ Read Kate Stables’ obituary of Mickey Rooney in our March 2015 isssue

 

Miklós Jancsó

Miklós Jancsó

High plains visionary: Miklós Jancsó, 1921-2014

 

Harun Farocki and Maximilian Schell

Harun Farocki and Maximilian Schell

Letter to Harun Farocki

The trails of life: James Benning’s natural history and FAROCKI

☞ Read Nicole Brenez’s obituary of Harun Farocki in our October 2014 issue

 

Peter von Bagh

Peter von Bagh

In remembrance of things past / in memoriam Peter von Bagh

Peter von Bagh forever

 

Lauren Bacall and Alain Resnais

Lauren Bacall and Alain Resnais

Alain Resnais, 1922-2014

Lauren Bacall: a career in pictures

Notes on The Big Sleep, 30 years after

☞ Read David Thomson’s reappraisal of Bacall’s career in our October 2014 issue

 

Literary works cited in illustrations, in order of appearance: Jean-Luc Godard, Sadeq Hedayat, Jean Cocteau, Mira & Antonín J. Liehm, Bertold Brecht, Harun Farocki, Omar Khayyam.

☞ See all our online obituaries.

 

In the March 2015 issue of Sight & Sound

Obituaries 2014

Bob Mastrangelo’s roll-call of the key figures in film who departed in 2014, plus Nick James on Gordon Willis, Kim Newman on George Sluizer, Philip Kemp on Billie Whitelaw, Chanel Kong on Run Run Shaw and Kate Stables on Mickey Rooney.

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