Caravaggio (1986)

His passion came with a price.

  • Genre: Drama, History, Romance
  • Release Date: 1986-08-29
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 134 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: BFI
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Derek Jarman
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A retelling of the life of the celebrated 17th-century Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his flirtations with the underworld.

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  • Nigel Terry

    as Caravaggio
  • Sean Bean

    as Ranuccio
  • Garry Cooper

    as Davide
  • Dexter Fletcher

    as Young Caravaggio
  • Spencer Leigh

    as Jerusaleme
  • Tilda Swinton

    as Lena
  • Nigel Davenport

    as Giustiniani
  • Robbie Coltrane

    as Scipione Borghese
  • Michael Gough

    as Cardinal Del Monte
  • Noam Almaz

    as Boy Caravaggio
  • Dawn Archibald

    as Pipo
  • Jack Birkett

    as The Pope
  • Una Brandon-Jones

    as Weeping Woman
  • Imogen Claire

    as Lady with the Jewels
  • Sadie Corre

    as Princess Collona
  • Lol Coxhill

    as Old Priest
  • Vernon Dobtcheff

    as Art Lover
  • Terry Downes

    as Bodyguard
  • Jonathan Hyde

    as Baglione
  • Emile Nicolaou

    as Young Jerusaleme
  • Gene October

    as Model Peeling Fruit
  • Cindy Oswin

    as Lady Elizabeth
  • John Rogan

    as Vatican Official
  • Zohra Sehgal

    as Jerusaleme's Grandmother
  • Lucien Taylor

    as Boy with Guitar
  • Simon Fisher-Turner

    as Fra Filippo
  • Derek Jarman

    as Papal Aide (uncredited)
  • Cerith Wyn Evans

    as Altar Boy (uncredited)
Camera Gabriel Beristain Director of Photography
Editing George Akers Editor
Sound Simon Fisher-Turner Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Sandy Powell Costume Design
Directing Derek Jarman Director
Production Sarah Radclyffe Producer
Production Colin MacCabe Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Morag Ross Makeup Artist
Sound Billy McCarthy Sound Recordist
Art Christopher Hobbs Production Design
Art Michael Buchanan Art Direction
Writing Nicholas Ward Jackson Idea
Writing Derek Jarman Screenplay
Production Nicholas Ward Jackson Associate Producer
Production James Mackay Development Producer
Production Debbie McWilliams Casting
Costume & Make-Up Miri Ben-Schlomo Assistant Makeup Artist
Production Jules Bradbury Production Assistant
Production Jill Pack Executive In Charge Of Production
Production Sarah Wilson Production Manager
Directing Pat Aldersley Third Assistant Director
Directing Simon Moseley Second Assistant Director
Directing Glynn Purcell First Assistant Director
Crew Suso Cecchi d'Amico Additional Writing
Art Tim Youngman Property Master