Smiling in Slow Motion by Derek JarmanSmiling in Slow Motion by Derek Jarman

Smiling in Slow Motion

byDerek Jarman

Paperback | March 30, 2011

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Written between May 1991 and February 1994, and ending just two weeks before his death from an AIDS-related illness, Derek Jarman’s entries in Smiling in Slow Motion pick up where Modern Nature left off. Friends and enemies are reviewed as he races through his last years painting, filmmaking, gardening, and annoying his targets through his involvement in radical politics. Infused throughout with familiar honesty and wry humor, Smiling in Slow Motion is a document of endeavor, remembrance, and love.
One of England’s foremost filmmakers, Derek Jarman (1942–1994) wrote and directed several 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 United Kingdom and the ...
Title:Smiling in Slow MotionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:March 30, 2011Publisher:University Of Minnesota PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0816674531

ISBN - 13:9780816674534


Editorial Reviews

"These journals, far from being the product of a morbid defeatism, are on the contrary the life-affirming expression of an artist engaged in living to the full. Required reading." —The Times (London)