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Small Gestures

UK, 1994 (MIFF 1995, Experimental)

Director: Ian Cottage

Phoenix House, London, June 1985. Derek Jarman on a hot Summer's day in his flat; playing a musical saw, reflecting light from a gold leaf book and dressing a human skull. These brief fragments of the late film maker's life become a portrait in miniature redolent of his own home movies. A modest and touching tribute.

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