War Requiem

  • 1989
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Experimental

Marshalling an astonishing parade of images--brutal, exquisite, erotic, and painterly by turns--avant-garde director Derek Jarman supplies visual counterpoint to Benjamin Britten's masterwork, the 1961 oratorio War Requiem. Jarman's hallucinatory vision of war draws on the life and verse of WWI poet Wilfred Owen, who was killed on a French battlefield two...read more

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