Derek Jarman Kicking The Pricks

ISBN 13: 9780099302278

Kicking The Pricks

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In 1986 Derek Jarman started filming THE LAST OF ENGLAND, one of his most original and innovative films. It is also his most personal work the one with the strongest autobiographical content. Shortly after the filming began, Derek Jarman started work on this book which contains diary entries, interviews and notes from the script. Jarman writes of his extraordianary childhood and his kleptomaniac father; the process through which he came to terms with his sexuality; his early work as painter and designer; and finally his debut as a film director. Throughout, however, the reader will follow Jarman at his most serious as he writes of the corruption of the cinema industry, of the moral and personal consequences of the AIDS virus, and his perception of the down side of Thatcher's Britain.

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Soon after he started filming "The Last of England" (which had much autobiographical content) in 1986, Derek Jarman started work on this book, which contains diary entries, interviews and notes from the script. He writes of his childhood and his kleptomaniac father, the process through which he came to terms with his homosexuality, his early work as a painter and designer, and his debut as a film director. Serious themes are followed thoughout, as Jarman writes of what he regards as the corruption of the cinema industry, the moral and personal consequences of the AIDS virus, and the down side of Thatcher's Britain.

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"The most engrossing book I've read in an age...It offers a back-room view of Jarman's career as well as his musings on art and film...Jarman is the sort of troublemaking visionary who one day may be compared with Blake." --"Time Out London"

"Moving, poetic, inspirational." --"New Musical Express"

"The most engrossing book I ve read in an age...It offers a back-room view of Jarman s career as well as his musings on art and film...Jarman is the sort of troublemaking visionary who one day may be compared with Blake." "Time Out London""

"Moving, poetic, inspirational." "New Musical Express""

"The rich, raw, kaleidoscopic finale of a personal and artistic statement." "Kirkus""

"Derek Jarman was a genius who, like the gay artists he admired, not only lived dangerously (that being queer) but created dangerous art. In this time when artistic cowardice (that being marketability) reigns, one would do well to read "Kicking the Pricks."" "Lambda Book Report""

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