The Garden

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The Garden ★★ 1990

Eternally provocative director Jarman does another take on sex and religion. He examines the role of the Church in the persecution of homosexuality by recreating the story of the Passion and replacing the figure of Christ in some sequences with two male lovers, who are arrested, humiliated, and tortured. 90m/C VHS . GB Tilda Swinton, Johnny Mills, Philip MacDonald, Roger Cook, Kevin Collins, Pete LeeWilson, Spencer Lee, Jody Graber; D: Derek Jarman; W: Derek Jarman; M: Simon Fisher Turner.