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Britain's most controversial independent filmmaker, Derek Jarman, gives an explosive account of his life and art spanning over forty years. From his sexual awakening in post-war rural England to the libidinous excesses of the sixties and beyond, Jarman tells his story with an in-your-face immediacy that has become his trademark style in both films and books. His exploratioBritain's most controversial independent filmmaker, Derek Jarman, gives an explosive account of his life and art spanning over forty years. From his sexual awakening in post-war rural England to the libidinous excesses of the sixties and beyond, Jarman tells his story with an in-your-face immediacy that has become his trademark style in both films and books. His explorations take him from England to Italy, New York to Amsterdam, giving us a rapid succession of intimate and often graphic slices of his life. "Sexuality colors my politics," Jarman writes in a section entitled Blow Job. But this is a journey into artistic as well as sexual discovery. In these pages we see Jarman's imagination at work during the making of Sebastiane, Jubilee, The Tempest, and Caravaggio. Finally, there are nearly one hundred beautifully explicit black-and-white photographs of Jarman, his friends, lovers and inspirational heroes of gay culture....

Title : Dancing Ledge
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ISBN : 9780879514938
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 256 Pages
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  • mark monday
    2018-11-16 23:03

    at-times absorbing chronicle by the king of cinematic queer outsiders. derek just didn't give a shit about what anyone thought! although he's not just a rebel and a subjective chronicler of his own film work... there are many moments of awkward tenderness and surprising horniness to keep the attention from wandering too much.here's a list of some of his films ranked from favorite to I suppose least favorite, because who doesn't like lists:CaravaggioSebastianeWar RequiemThe Last of EnglandThe Angelic ConversationJubilee (featuring Adam Ant! and more cast surprises)The Tempesthe also gets many extra snaps for doing the set design for Ken Russell's phenomenal The Devils.