Caravaggio (1986)

His passion came with a price

  • Genre: Drama, History
  • Release Date: 1986-08-29
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 41 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: British Film Institute (BFI)
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director:
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As influential Italian artist Caravaggio dies in exile in 1610, he recalls his short life, from his childhood to his initial artistic failures to his later triumphs as he catches the eye of a sympathetic cardinal to his destructive relationship with a dashing gambler.

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Directing Derek Jarman Director
Writing Derek Jarman Writer
Camera Gabriel Beristain Director of Photography
Editing George Akers Editor
Sound Simon Fisher-Turner Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Sandy Powell Costume Design
Production Nicholas Ward Jackson Executive Producer
Production Colin MacCabe Executive Producer
Production Sarah Radclyffe Producer
Production James Mackay Development Manager
Writing Nicholas Ward Jackson Writer
Writing Suso Cecchi d'Amico Writer
Art Christopher Hobbs Production Design
Art Michael Buchanan Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Morag Ross Makeup Artist
Sound Billy McCarthy Sound Recordist