The Tempest (1979 film)

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The Tempest
The Tempest (1979 film) poster.jpg
Directed by Derek Jarman
Produced by Guy Ford
Mordecai Schreiber
Written by Adaptation: Derek Jarman
Play: William Shakespeare
Starring Heathcote Williams
Toyah Willcox
Jack Birkett
Karl Johnson
Music by Brian Hodgson
John Lewis
Cinematography Peter Middleton
Edited by Lesley Walker
Release date(s)
  • 13 September 1979 (1979-09-13)
Running time 92 min.
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Tempest is a 1979 film adaptation of William Shakespeare's eponymous play. Directed by Derek Jarman, with Heathcote Williams as Prospero, it stars Toyah Willcox and Jack Birkett from Jarman's previous feature, Jubilee (1977), as well as his long-time cohort Karl Johnson.[1]

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