The Angelic Conversation

  • Derek Jarman /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 1987 /
  • 80 mins

Judi Dench, Paul Reynolds, Phillip Williams

Dame Judi Dench narrates and John Balance of Coil provides the score for this beautiful, lyrical homage to homosexual love.

An unseen woman recites Shakespeare's sonnets as a man wordlessly meanders through a foggy, surreal landscape. Stunning, multi-layered imagery and a hauntingly ethereal soundtrack add a gentle, romantic and hypnotic tone. The films of Derek Jarman at EIFF have been programmed by our Guest Curator, Gus Van Sant.

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