Dancing Ledge

Dancing Ledge

Hardcover(1st American ed)

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Overview

From his sexual awakening in postwar England to life in the sixties and beyond, Derek Jarman tells his life story with the in-your-face immediacy that became his trademark style in both his films and writing. Accompanied by nearly one hundred photographs of Jarman, his friends, lovers, and inspirations, the candid accounts in Dancing Ledge provide intimate and incredibly vivid glimpses into this iconoclastic filmmaker's life and times.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780879514938
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Publication date: 07/28/1993
Edition description: 1st American ed
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 9.42(w) x 6.96(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

One of England's foremost filmmakers, Derek Jarman (1942-1994) wrote and directed many feature films, including Sebastiane, Jubilee, Caravaggio, and Blue, as well as numerous short films and music videos. He was a stage designer, artist, writer, gardener, and an outspoken AIDS and queer rights activist in the UK and the United States. His books include At Your Own Risk, Modern Nature, and Smiling in Slow Motion, all available from the University of Minnesota Press.

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