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Derek Jarman: Life As Art


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Derek Jarman: Life As Art 2004

70 mins United Kingdom Director. Andy Kimpton-nye

"Understand that your morality is not law," said Derek Jarman. A good maxim for a filmmaker whose life and work is explored in this loving documentary. Avant-garde in method but nostalgic in temperament, he's remembered by family and friends like Tilda Swinton and Nigel Terry. Excellent use of Super 8 blends with revelatory stories, not least his wish to cast Terry-Thomas as Ariel in The Tempest!

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Directed by

Andy Kimpton-nye


John Quentin

Gaye Temple

Tilda Swinton




Derek Jarman Behind the Camera The Arts on Film




United Kingdom



Production company

400 Blows

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