Directed by Derek Jarman, "Caravaggio" is a Drama/History film, released in the USA on August 29 of 1986 , starring Noam Almaz, Dawn Archibald, Sean Bean, Jack Birkett, Sadie Corre and Una Brandon-Jones.
Who is the director of "Caravaggio":
Caravaggio was directed by Derek Jarman, an English director, writer, cinematographer, and actor.
Before Caravaggio, Derek Jarman had directed The Angelic Conversation, released in 1985, In the Shadow of the Sun (1980), The Tempest (1979), Jubilee (1977), Sebastiane (1976). Since, he directed The Last of England, released in 1988, War Requiem (1989), The Garden (1990), Blue (1993).
What was the release date of "Caravaggio":
Caravaggio was first released in the United States on Friday, August 29, 1986. Also released on this day were Bullies (dir. Paul Lynch) and Shanghai Surprise (dir. Jim Goddard). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.
It has been released on April, 2004 in the United Kingdom; Saturday, September 06, 1986 in Canada; February, 1986 in Germany and on Friday, September 07, 1990 in Spain.
What is the casting of "Caravaggio":
At the casting of Caravaggio we find Noam Almaz, previously seen in The Little Drummer Girl (1984); Dawn Archibald (The Company of Wolves (1984), The Missionary (1982)); Sean Bean (Winter Flight (1984)) [ more... ]
- Spencer Leigh and Dawn Archibald, Vernon Dobtcheff, Michael Gough also appeared together in The Garden, released in 1990.
- Michael Gough and Imogen Claire also appeared together in Savage Messiah, released in 1972.
- Imogen Claire and Sadie Corre can be seen in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, released in 1975.
- Imogen Claire and Michael Gough also appeared in Henry VIII and His Six Wives, released in 1972.
What is the Storyline of "Caravaggio":
Told in a segmented fashion, the film opens as Caravaggio (Nigel Terry) dies from lead poisoning while in exile, with only his long-time deaf-dumb companion Jerusaleme (Spencer Leigh) (who was given by his family to the artist as a boy) by his side. Caravaggio thinks back to his life as a teenage street ruffian (Dexter Fletcher) who hustles and paints. While taken ill and in the care of priests, young Caravaggio catches the eye of Cardinal Del Monte (Michael Gough). Del Monte nurtures Caravaggio's artistic [...]
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