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3 December 1993 (USA) See more »
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Against a plain, unchanging blue screen, a densely interwoven soundtrack of voices, sound effects and... See more » | Add synopsis »
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2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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(43 articles)
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Blue is Emptiness See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
John Quentin ... (voice)

Nigel Terry ... (voice)
Derek Jarman ... (voice)

Tilda Swinton ... (voice)

Directed by
Derek Jarman 
 
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Derek Jarman 

Produced by
Takashi Asai .... producer
David Lewis .... associate producer
James Mackay .... producer
 
Original Music by
Simon Fisher-Turner 
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Sound Department
Marvin Black .... sound designer
Markus Dravius .... sound recordist
Paul Hamblin .... sound re-recordist
Steve Hancock .... sound camera operator (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Tom Russell .... senior colourist
 
Music Department
John Balance .... composer: additional music
Peter Christopherson .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Angela Connealy .... production coordinator
Phyll .... unspecified assistant
David Roden .... researcher
 

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79 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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The lines "Our name will be forgotten in time, no-one will remember our work [etcetera]", and "our lives will run like sparks through the stubble" are adapted from the book in the Biblical Apocrypha "The Wisdom of Solomon", Chapters two and three respectively.See more »
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Terry, Nigel:Charity has allowed the uncaring to appear to care.See more »
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Durutti ColumnSee more »

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Is this film really entirely blue?
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5 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Blue is Emptiness, 26 August 2004
Author: Bob O'Link (Bobolink) from Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Blue is here emptiness, emptiness is blue; blue is no other than emptiness, emptiness is no other than blue; that which is blue is emptiness, that which is emptiness is blue. The same can be said of red, orange, yellow, green, indigo and violet.

All things here are characterized with emptiness: they are not born, they are not annihilated; they are not tainted, they are not immaculate; they do not increase, they do not decrease. Therefore, in emptiness there is no blue, no red, no orange, no yellow, no green, no indigo, no violet; no eye, ear, nose, tongue, body, mind; no form; no film, sound, color, taste, touch, objects, no element of vision, till we come to no element of consciousness; there is no knowledge, no ignorance, till we come to there is no old age and death, no extinction of old age and death; there is no suffering, no accumulation, no annihilation, no path; there is no knowledge, no attainment, no realization, because there is no attainment.

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