Derek Jarman (1942–1994)

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Derek Jarman was born on January 31, 1942 in London, England as Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Caravaggio (1986), Edward II (1991) and Wittgenstein (1993). He died on February 19, 1994 in London. See full bio »


(age 52) in London, England, UK

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Caravaggio Director
Edward II Director
Wittgenstein Director


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 2014 Will You Dance with Me? (Documentary)
 2003 Pet Shop Boys: Pop Art - The Videos (Video) (videos "It's a Sin", "Rent")
 1994 Arena (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Glitterbug (1994)
 1993 Coil: Egyptian Basses (Short)
 1993 Patti Smith: Memorial Tribute (Music Video)
 1993 Projections (Video documentary)
 1993 Suede: The Next Life (Music Video documentary)
 1993 Blue
 1993 Wittgenstein
 1992 The Smiths: The Complete Picture (Video) (videos "Panic", "Ask", "The Queen is Dead")
 1991 Pet Shop Boys: Videography (Video) (videos "It's a Sin", "Rent")
 1991 Edward II
 1990 The Garden
 1989 War Requiem
 1988 L'ispirazione (Short)
 1987 Bob Geldof: I Cry To (Music Video)
 1987 Bob Geldof: In the Pouring Rain (Music Video)
 1987 Pet Shop Boys: Rent (Music Video)
 1987 Pet Shop Boys: It's a Sin (Music Video)
 1987 Aria (segment "Depuis le jour")
 1987 Pirate Tape (Short)
 1986 Easterhouse: Nineteen Sixty Nine (Music Video)
 1986 Easterhouse: Whistling in the Dark (Music Video)
 1986 The Smiths: Panic, B&W Version (Music Video)
 1986 The Smiths: The Queen Is Dead (Music Video)
 1986 The Smiths: Ask (Music Video)
 1986 The Queen Is Dead (Short)
 1986 The Smiths: Panic, Live Version (Music Video)
 1986 Caravaggio
 1985 Bryan Ferry: Windswept (Music Video)
 1984 Language: Touch the Radio Dance (Music Video)
 1984 Orange Juice: What Presence?! (Music Video)
 1984 Psychic TV: Catalan (Music Video)
 1984 Wide Boy Awake: Billy Hyena (Music Video)
 1984 Imagining October (Short)
 1983 B2 Tape (Documentary short)
 1983 Carmel: Willow Weep for Me (Music Video)
 1983 The Dream Machine (Documentary short)
 1983 Waiting for Waiting for Godot (Documentary short)
 1982 Pontormo and Punks at Santa Croce (Documentary short)
 1981 Jordan's Wedding (Short)
 1981 T.G.: Psychic Rally in Heaven (Music Video)
 1979 Marianne Faithfull: Broken English (Music Video)
 1979 Marianne Faithfull: Witches' Song (Music Video)
 1979 The Tempest
 1978 The Pantheon (Documentary short)
 1978 Jubilee
 1977 Every Woman for Herself and All for Art (Documentary short)
 1977 Jordan's Dance (Short)
 1977 Sex Pistols Number 1 (Short)
 1976 Art and the Pose (Short)
 1976 Gerald's Film (Short)
 1976 Sea of Storms (Short)
 1976 Sloane Square: A Room of One's Own (Documentary short)
 1976 Sebastiane
 1975 Picnic at Ray's (Short)
 1975 Sebastiane Wrap (Documentary short)
 1975 The Making of Sebastiane (Documentary short)
 1974 Duggie Fields (Short)
 1974 Fire Island (Short)
 1974 The Devils at the Elgin (Short)
 1974 Ulla's Fete (Documentary short)
 1973 Art of Mirrors (Short)
 1973 Ashden's Walk on Møn (Short)
 1973 Miss World (Documentary short)
 1973 Sulphur (Short)
 1972 Garden of Luxor (Short)
 1972 Miss Gaby (Short)
 1972 Tarot (Short)
 1971 A Journey to Avebury (Short)
 1971 Electric Fairy (Short)
 1971 Studio Bankside (Short)
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Directed music videos "It's A Sin" and "Rent" (Pet Shop Boys, 1987) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 6 Print Biographies | 9 Articles | See more »


Jarman, Lancelot Elworthy | Evelyn, Elizabeth


Jarman, Gaye (sibling)

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Directed four music videos for alternative rock band The Smiths. The songs: "The Queen is Dead", "There is a Light that Never Goes Out", "Ask" and "Panic". See more »


Often collaborated with Tilda Swinton

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