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Caravaggio

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Synopsis

The life and work of the painter whose death in 1610 followed years on the run as a murderer. The film links the characters in Caravaggio's art with the violent events of his career. On its initial release, Caravaggio won a Silver Bear for outstanding single achievement in visual composition at the 1986 Berlinale. To coincide with the 20th anniversary of Derek Jarman's death, the film has now been digitally restored.

Details

Year
1986
Type of film
Features
Running Time
93 mins
Format
Digitally remastered from 35mm
Director
Derek Jarman
Producer
Sarah Radclyffe
Executive Producer
Colin MacCabe
Editor
George Akers
Screenwriter
Derek Jarman
Director of Photography
Gabriel Beristain
Production Designer
Christopher Hobbs
Music
Simon Fisher Turner
Principal Cast
Nigel Terry, Sean Bean, Garry Cooper, Dexter Fletcher, Spencer Leigh, Tilda Swinton, Nigel Davenport, Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gough

Genre

Production Company

BFI Production Board
21 Stephen St.
London W1T 1LN
UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7255 1444
http://www.bfi.org.uk/
information@bfi.org.uk

In Association with Channel Four Television

Sales
Company

HanWay Films
24 Hanway St
London W1T 1UH
UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7290 0750
Fax: +44 (0)20 7290 0751
http://www.hanwayfilms.com
info@hanwayfilms.com