BLUE (Jarman) - Film Salzburg Festival
Salzburg Festival BLUE (Jarman) - Film
Ouverture Spirituelle · Lux Aeterna
Derek Jarman - Blue
(1993, high definition, colour and sound, 79’; German version featuring the voices of Ulrich Matthes, Sylvester Groth, Wolfgang Condrus and Eva Mattes)
The Film BLUE takes place in Kollegienkirche.
Picture: Chris Christodoulou/Photowerk SF
Blue is a film by the British artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman which features a single static shot of the colour blue with a voiceover and musical soundtrack. The voiceover, written by Jarman, consists of a diaristic and poetic text documenting his AIDS-related illness and impending death at a time when he had become partially blind, his vision often interrupted by blue light. The film is Jarman’s last feature and was completed only a few months before he died.