Sebastiane

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Sebastiane ★★★ 1979

An audacious film version of the legend of St. Sebastian, packed with homoerotic imagery and ravishing visuals. Honest, faithful rendering of the Saint's life and refusal to obey Roman authorities. Jarman's first film, in Latin with English subtitles. 90m/C VHS, DVD . GB Leonardo Treviglio, Barney James, Neil Kennedy, Richard Warwick, Lindsay Kemp; D: Derek Jarman, Paul Humfress; W: Derek Jarman, Paul Humfress; C: Peter Middleton; M: Brian Eno.