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There we are, John

UK, 1993 (MIFF 1994, Documentary)

Director: Ken McMullen

This interview with Derek Jarman, shot on the day of his release from hospital following a bout of pneumonia, portrays a director whose visionary power has remained unbroken. Jarman looks back on his work as a filmmaker with humour and disarming charm.

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