Synopsis: Fictionalized biopic of famed 17th century Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi de Caravaggio. As a young man, he gained the support of Cardinal Del Monte and Caravaggio proceeded to develop a new style of painting giving a more realistic view of the world in which he lived. He also begins love affairs with one of his models, Ranuccio as well as with Ranuccio's girlfriend Lena. Their relationship leads to murder and deceit.
Director(s): Derek Jarman
Production: Cinevista
  3 wins & 1 nomination.
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93 min

''...lnfinite living atom

floating like dust in a ?sand day.''

That, of course, is heresy.

The enemies of Bruno said...

..that ideas like that will make

the fix-stars of Aristotle fall from the heavens

..and the world wonder turning round on its own... a dizzy boy.

Time to go...

You can break pause for a moment now.

- how is it coming?

- Is a piece of cake.

- You well-fixed.

- Cant complain.

- How long have you been here ?

-where? in Rome ? - Yeah.

-Four years.

-Whats that Cardinal after?


F*ck all! A few cheap thrills

What else? You must be joking

- Whats his taste in music?

- Catholic.



Radio broadcasting

-Not get at anywhere with him.?

-Youve noticed ? -Noticed.

- Whats his name ?

- Ranuccio.

-Hes not been here before. is he ?

-Youve not seen ?.

-You want the impossible. - Dont you ?

- Why dont you paint him ?

-You think is that easy ?

- It wouldnt be the first time.

- The wine is free.


- You really want to pay, dont you ?

- No, Davide. I dont want to pay.

Is a true love, then.

love at first sight !

- All right, you talk me other thing?

- Im sorry

-Oh, f*ck it. What have you been up to?

- No much.

- Hows the painting ?

- The painting ?

Do you want to know?

My painting is on the rocks.

St Matteo himself cant save it ?.

Its the most successful fucking disaster

Should I say by ? in the Coliseum!

-What are you doing later ?

-Coming back with you.


Youve paid to be still !



A cold, blue doubt

a infinitive uncertainty.

A black tide ripples

againts arsenic alights

A dark is invading

''Esse in anima''... be a violate soul.

No Master need through sin us...?

..a healthy dont need a doctor,

only the jaundice sick

And the Gods?

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Derek Jarman

Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman (31 January 1942 – 19 February 1994) was an English film director, stage designer, diarist, artist, gardener, and author. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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