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Caravaggio is a British film of genre Drama directed by Derek Jarman released in USA on 29 august 1986 with Nigel Terry

Caravaggio (1986)

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Released in USA 29 august 1986
Length 1h33
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Historical,    Romance
Rating65% 3.2988353.2988353.2988353.2988353.298835

Caravaggio (1986) is a British film directed by Derek Jarman. The film is a fictionalised re-telling of the life of Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.


Told in a segmented fashion, the film opens as Caravaggio (Nigel Terry) dies from lead poisoning while in exile, with only his long-time deaf-dumb companion Jerusaleme (Spencer Leigh) (who was given by his family to the artist as a boy) by his side. Caravaggio thinks back to his life as a teenage street ruffian (Dexter Fletcher) who hustles and paints. While taken ill and in the care of priests, young Caravaggio catches the eye of Cardinal Del Monte (Michael Gough). Del Monte nurtures Caravaggio's artistic and intellectual development but also appears to molest him.


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