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In the Shadow of the Sun (1981)

A collection of Super 8 films shot by Derek Jarman between 1972 and 1975, edited to the music of Throbbing Gristle.

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Derek Jarman
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Credited cast:
Karl Bowen Karl Bowen
Graham Dowie Graham Dowie
Christopher Hobbs Christopher Hobbs
Gerald Incandela Gerald Incandela
Andrew Logan Andrew Logan
Luciana Martínez Luciana Martínez
Lucy Su Lucy Su
Kevin Whitney Kevin Whitney
Francis Wishart Francis Wishart
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A collection of Super 8 films shot by Derek Jarman between 1972 and 1975, edited to the music of Throbbing Gristle.

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February 1981 (West Germany) See more »

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Im Schatten der Sonne See more »

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Excellent piece of exploitation
27 February 2001 | by fammyMSee all my reviews

Derek Jarman used some of his 70s home movie footage to produce this wonderful piece of exploitational avantgarde cinema. Actually the original material has been slowed down to a speed of 3-6 frames, then Jarman added colour effects and the pulsating, menacing score by Industrial supergroup Throbbing Gristle ("Hot on the Heels of Love").

The result is a piece of art not to dissimilar to Jarman´s painting work in using found footage as elements of memory and mind that resemble ideas reflected in the Cabala and in C.G. Jung`s writings about an archetypical past that is hidden in everyone of us.


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