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British filmmaker Derek Jarman combines his standard erotic imagery with innovative documentary techniques in his Last of England. The film traces the decline and fall of Britain as seen from the vantage points of London and Belfast. Old home movies, newly shot hand-held 8 millimeter photography, "straight" newsreel-style footage and a barrage of familiar music and street sounds all combine to create a jaw-dropping mosaic of apocalyptic allusions. Obviously not geared to everyone's taste, Last of England is an eloquent cry of anguish from one of the most accomplished British filmmakers of the 1980s. Jarman also wrote the book on which this film is based. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Berlin International Film Festival Derek Jarman CICAE Prize (International Confederation of Art Cinemas) 1988 Winner

Crew

Derek Jarman
Director
James Mackay
Producer
Don Boyd
Producer
Derek Jarman
Screenwriter
Derek Jarman
Cinematographer
Diamanda Galas
Composer (Music Score)
Barry Adamson
Featured Music
John Maybury
Editor
Peter Cartwright
Editor
Angus Cook
Editor
Sandy Powell
Costume Designer
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