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Mixed or average reviews - based on 5 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 4 Ratings

Summary: Derek Jarman's 1986 film reveals the seventeenth-century painter's complex life?his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and flirtations with the underworld?while also delving into Jarman's major concerns: violence, history, homosexuality, and the relationship between film and painting. (Two Boots Pioneer Theater)


Runtime: 93 min
Production: British Film Institute (BFI)
Genres: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Language: English
Director Credit
Derek Jarman Director
Writer Credit
Derek Jarman Writer
Nicholas Ward Jackson Writer
Suso Cecchi d'Amico Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Dexter Fletcher Young Caravaggio
Noam Almaz Boy Caravaggio
Cast Credit
Dawn Archibald Pipo
Garry Cooper Davide
Imogen Claire Lady With The Jewels
Jack Birkett The Pope
Lol Coxhill Old Priest
Michael Gough Cardinal Del Monte
Nigel Davenport Giustiniani
Robbie Coltrane Scipione Borghese
Sadie Corre Princess Collona
Sean Bean Ranuccio
Terry Downes Bodyguard
Una Brandon-Jones Weeping Woman
Vernon Dobtcheff Art Lover
Producer Credit
Colin MacCabe Executive Producer
James Mackay Development Producer
Nicholas Ward Jackson Executive Producer
Sarah Radclyffe Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: