Caravaggio (93 mins)
Derek Jarman struggled for seven years to bring his portrait of the seventeenth-century Italian artist Michelangelo da Caravaggio to the screen. The result was well worth the wait, and was greeted with critical acclaim. Caravaggio is a freely dramatised portrait which conjures several of the controversial artist’s most famous paintings through elaborate and beautifully photographed tableaux vivants, and boasts wonderful performances from Nigel Terry, Sean Bean, and, in her first role, Tilda Swinton.
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Featuring Nigel Terry, Sean Bean, Dexter Fletcher, Tilda Swinton, Robbie Coltrane
Directed by Derek Jarman
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