Jarman's gorgeously sensual re-imagining of the volatile life of the 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his rampant flirtations with the underworld.
Subjects:Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610 -- Drama.
Painters -- Italy -- Biography -- Drama.
Painting, Italian -- 16th century -- Drama.
Painting, Italian -- 17th century -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Akers, George (Film editor)
British Film Institute.
Cecchi d'Amico, Suso.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Cooper, Garry, 1955-
Fletcher, Dexter, 1966-
Gough, Michael, 1916-2011.
Jarman, Derek, 1942-1994.
Leigh, Spencer, 1963-
Radclyffe, Sarah, 1950-
Turner, Simon Fisher.
Ward-Jackson, Nicholas. Caravaggio.
Caravaggio (Motion picture)
[United States] : Zeitgeist Films, 2008.
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: not rated ; MWT rating: NR.
Container title: Derek Jarman's Caravaggio [DVD]
From an original idea by Nicholas Ward-Jackson.
Nigel Terry, Sean Bean, Garry Cooper, Dexter Fletcher, Spencer Leigh, Tilda Swinton, Nigel Davenport, Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gough.
Film editor, George Akers ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Christopher Hobbs ; photography, Gabriel Beristain ; original music composed by Simon Fisher Turner ; writer, Suso Cecchi D'Amico [uncredited].
Special features: Commentary by cinematographer Gabriel Beristain; Interviews (with actress Tilda Swinton, actor Nigel Terry, production designer Christopher Hobbs, Derek Jarman in conversation with Simon Field); Derek Jarman audio interview; Galleries (storyboard, notebook, production photo and design sketches); Theatrical trailer. Liner notes by film critic/producer Colin MacCabe.
Originally produced in 1986.
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 2.0 ; enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; restored anamorphic transfer created from hi-def elements ; dual layer.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Z1101Link to PAC