Search results for "Derek Jarman"
Aria

Aria

Aria
IMDb: 4.3
90

Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner),…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
War Requiem

War Requiem

War Requiem
IMDb: 6.9
92

A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen’s poems reflecting the war’s horrors. It…

Genre: Drama, War
The Last of England

The Last of England

The Last of England
IMDb: 6.7
87

The artist’s personal commentary on the decline of his country in a language closer to poetry than prose. A dark meditation on London under Thatcher.

Genre: Drama, Fantasy
In the Shadow of the Sun

In the Shadow of the Sun

In the Shadow of the Sun
IMDb: 5.9
54

‘The Shadow of the Sun’ draws upon Derek Jarman’s interest with alchemical processes as a metaphor for reprocessing Super-8 film. Jarman once described film’s union of light and matter as…

Genre: Fantasy
Jubilee

Jubilee

Jubilee
IMDb: 6.6
106

Queen Elizabeth I visits late twentieth-century Britain to find a depressing landscape where life has changed since her time.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Edward II

Edward II

Edward II
IMDb: 6.7
90

A modern-dress adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s Elizabethan tragedy about King Edward II’s homosexual relationship with the ambitious Gaveston, and his overthrow by the queen and the outraged nobility.