Film Screening

Saturday, November 15, 2008
The Tempest

Part of Derek Jarman

The Tempest

Date + Time

Saturday, November 15, 2008
1:00 p.m.


1979, 92 min.

A punk inspired adaptation of Shakespeare's Tempest. Much of the Shakespearian dialogue has been removed and haunting images successfully take its place. Filmed in Stoneleigh Abbey, the film weaves period backgrounds with punk sensibilities of decadence, decay, and magic.

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Support for the Derek Jarman film series is provided by the Susan Wildberg Morgenstein Fund.

Image: Derek Jarman, The Tempest (still), 1993; photo courtesy The British Film Institute