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Julien Temple

Julien Temple was born on November 26, 1953 in London, England. He is a director and writer, known for Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan (2020), Earth Girls Are Easy (1988) and Vigo (1998). See full bio »

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 2019 Ibiza: The Silent Movie (Documentary)
 2017 Habaneros (Documentary)
 2016 Keith Richards: The Origin of the Species (TV Movie documentary)
 2016 ABC: Viva Love (Music Video)
 2015 The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson (Documentary)
 2015 The Clash: New Year's Day '77 (TV Special documentary)
 2014 Rio 50 Degrees (Documentary)
 2013 Christmas with the Sex Pistols (TV Movie documentary)
 2012 London: The Modern Babylon (Documentary)
 2012 Glastopia (Documentary)
 2010 Paul Weller: Find the Torch (TV Special)
 2010 Requiem for Detroit? (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 Oil City Confidential (Documentary)
 2009 The Liberty of Norton Folgate (Documentary)
 2007 The McCartney Years (Video documentary) (music video director)
 2006 Babyshambles: The Blinding (Music Video)
 2006 Glastonbury (Documentary)
 2005 Culture Club: Greatest Hits (Video documentary) (video "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?")
 2004 Scissor Sisters: Mary (Music Video) (film sequences)
 2004 Scissor Sisters: Return to Oz (Video documentary short)
 2004 Luther Vandross: From Luther with Love - The Videos (Video documentary) (video "Power of Love/Love Power")
 2003 The Ancient Forests (Short)
 2002 S Club 7: You (Music Video)
 2002 Best of Bowie (Video documentary) (videos "Blue Jean", "Absolute Beginners", "Day-In Day-Out")
 2002 Pure 80's: The DVD (Video) (video "Come on Eileen")
 2001 S Club 7: Have You Ever (Music Video)
 2000 The Best of Blur (Video) (video "For Tomorrow")
 2000 Pandaemonium
 2000 Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits (Video documentary) (video "I'm Your Baby Tonight")
 2000 The Filth and the Fury (Documentary)
 1998 Vigo
 1997 Paul McCartney: Beautiful Night (Music Video short)
 1996 Janet Jackson: Design of a Decade 1986/1996 (Video documentary) (videos "When I Think of You", "Alright")
 1996 Enigma: Beyond the Invisible (Music Video)
 1996 Van Halen: Video Hits Vol. 1 (Video) (video "Jump")
 1996 Bullet
 1995 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Playback (Video documentary) (videos "Free Fallin'", "Yer So Bad", "Learning to Fly", "Into the Great Wide Open")
 1995 Neil Young: Peace and Love (Music Video)
 1995 Neil Young: Downtown (Music Video)
 1994 Enigma: The Eyes of Truth (Music Video)
 1994 ZZ Top: Pincushion (Music Video)
 1993 Billy Idol: Adam in Chains (Music Video)
 1993 Enigma: Return to Innocence (Music Video)
 1993 Maria McKee: I'm Gonna Soothe You (Music Video)
 1993 Duran Duran: Too Much Information (Music Video)
 1993 Blur: For Tomorrow (Music Video)
 1993 Duran Duran: Come Undone (Music Video)
 1993 Neil Young: Unknown Legend (Music Video)
 1993 Neil Young: Harvest Moon (Music Video)
 1993 Mick Jagger: Sweet Thing (Music Video)
 1992 Me Phi Me: Black Sunshine (Music Video)
 1992 Me Phi Me: Pu' Sho Hands 2Getha (Music Video)
 1992 Me Phi Me: Sad New Day (Music Video)
 1992 Stray Cats: Elvis on Velvet (Music Video)
 1992 Auto & Cherokee: Taste (Music Video)
 1992 Lindsey Buckingham: Wrong (Music Video)
 1991 At the Max (Documentary)
 1991 The Rolling Stones: Sex Drive (Music Video)
 1991 Francesca Beghe: Heaven Knows (Music Video)
 1991 The Rolling Stones: Highwire (Music Video)
 1990 Janet Jackson: The Rhythm Nation Compilation (Video) (video "Alright")
 1990 Jane Wiedlin: World on Fire (Music Video)
 1990 Neil Young: Over and Over (Music Video)
 1990 Red Thunder: Is It Too Late? (Music Video)
 1990 Neil Young: F*!#in' Up (Music Video)
 1990 Wilson Phillips: Release Me (Music Video)
 1990 Absolutely ABC (Video) (video "Poison Arrow")
 1990 Janet Jackson: Alright (Music Video)
 1990 Tom Petty: Yer So Bad (Music Video)
 1990 Wilson Phillips: Hold On (Music Video)
 1989 Hall & Oates: Love Train (Music Video)
 1989 Kenny Rogers: Planet Texas (Music Video)
 1989 Neil Young: No More (Music Video)
 1989 Swing Out Sister: Forever Blue (Music Video)
 1989 Tin Machine: Tin Machine (Music Video)
 1989 Tom Petty: Free Fallin' (Music Video)
 1989 Tin Machine: Heaven's in Here (Music Video)
 1989 Tin Machine: Prisoner of Love (Music Video)
 1989 The Rolling Stones: Sad Sad Sad (Music Video)
 1989 Joe Jackson: Down to London (Music Video)
 1989 Tin Machine: Under the God (Music Video)
 1988 Neil Young: This Note's for You (Music Video)
 1987 David Bowie: Day in Day Out (Music Video)
 1987 Mick Jagger: Running Out of Luck (Music Video)
 1987 Mick Jagger: Secrets (Music Video)
 1987 Aria (segment "Rigoletto")
 1987 Billy Idol: Don't Need a Gun (Music Video)
 1986 Come Dancing with the Kinks (Video short)
 1986 David Bowie: Absolute Beginners (Music Video)
 1986 Ray Davies: Quiet Life (Music Video)
 1986 Iggy Pop: Cry for Love (Music Video)
 1986 Janet Jackson: When I Think of You (Music Video)
 1985 Mick Jagger: Just Another Night (Music Video)
 1985 Morris Day: The Oak Tree (Music Video)
 1985 Mick Jagger: Lucky in Love (Music Video)
 1984 David Bowie: Blue Jean (Music Video)
 1984 David Bowie: Blue Jean (Live) (Music Video)
 1984 The Kinks: Do It Again (Music Video)
 1984 The Rolling Stones: Too Much Blood (Music Video)
 1984 Jazzin' for Blue Jean (Video short)
 1984 Sade: Smooth Operator (Music Video)
 1984 Accept: Balls to the Wall (Music Video)
 1984 The Kinks: State of Confusion (Music Video)
 1984 The Rolling Stones: She Was Hot (Music Video)
 1983 ABC Mantrap
 1983 It's All True (TV Series documentary)
 1983 Judas Priest: Freewheel Burning (Music Video)
 1983 The Kinks: Don't Forget to Dance (Music Video)
 1983 Mitch Ryder: When You Were Mine (Music Video)
 1983 The Kinks: Come Dancing (Music Video)
 1982 Depeche Mode: Leave in Silence (Music Video)
 1982 The Beat: Save It for Later (Music Video)
 1982 Depeche Mode: The Meaning of Love (Music Video)
 1982 The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (Documentary)
 1982 ABC: Poison Arrow (Music Video)
 1982 Depeche Mode: See You (Music Video)
 1981 The Comic Strip (TV Movie)
 1981 ABC: Tears Are Not Enough (Music Video)
 1981 The Kinks: Predictable (Music Video)
 1981 Gary Numan: She's Got Claws (Music Video)
 1981 The Vapors: Jimmie Jones (Music Video) (directed by)
 1981 Judas Priest: Hot Rockin' (Music Video)
 1981 Stray Cats: Stray Cat Strut (Music Video)
 1981 Judas Priest: Don't Go (Music Video)
 1981 Stray Cats: Rock This Town (Music Video)
 1980 Biceps of Steel (Short)
 1980 Téléphone: Argent trop cher (Music Video)
 1980 Judas Priest: Breaking the Law (Music Video)
 1980 The Undertones: My Perfect Cousin (Music Video)
 1979 Punk Can Take It (Short)
 1978 Sid Vicious: My Way (Music Video)
 1977 Sex Pistols: God Save the Queen (Music Video short)
 1977 Sex Pistols Number 1 (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Directed video for The Rolling Stones, "Under Cover of the Night" See more »

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1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Julian Temple


Amanda Temple


Juno Temple

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Personal Quote:

The key to a great music video is creating something new and fresh that you haven't seen before. Peter Gabriel's 1986 promo accompanying the single Sledgehammer rapidly set the benchmark for technical innovation as far as videos went. Made by Aardman Animations using stop-motion and claymation, it demonstrated how a strong visual idea could hold the attention without selling the song short. At ... See more »


Father of Juno Temple.


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