In 1986, the director and producer Don Boyd approached ten of the world’s greatest directors and invited them to make a short film set to an operatic aria of their choice. The directors included Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Ken Russell and Nicolas Roeg. The many actors who joined the project included Tilda Swinton and John Hurt.
Here, HiBROW presents one of the ten films that make up Aria. This segment belongs to Derek Jarman, the radical filmmaker who shook up British cinema of the late 1970s, 1980s an...
Writter & Director:
Depuis Le Jour, Gustave Charpentier
RCA Itasliana Orchestra
Tilda Swinton, Spencer Leigh, Amy Johnson, John Hurt (as Enrico Caruso), Sophie Ward
Director of Photography:
Special Still Photography:
Teatro Ponchielli in Cremona, Italy