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Derek Jarman : A Portrait Artist, Film-maker, Designer

Jarman, Derek; Roger Wollen et al
Thames & Hudson
1996
ISBN: 0500017239
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover in Dustjacket
Quantity in stock: 1

Condition: FINE

Price: $15.00 (inc GST)

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First edition. Leading avant-garde British filmmaker whose visually opulent and stylistically adventurous body of work stands in defiant opposition to the established literary and theatrical traditions of his sometimes staid national cinema. With influences ranging from the eccentric writing-directing team Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger to seminal gay aesthetes Jean Cocteau and Kenneth Anger, Jarman advocated a personal cinema more dedicated to striking imagery and evocative sounds than to the imperatives of narrative and characterization. His comments on one of his strongest films are revealing: The Last of England works with image and sound, a language which is nearer to poetry than prose. It tells its story quite happily in silent images, in contrast to a word-bound cinema."Small prev ownership on fep. 230315

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