Caravaggio Synopsis
Tongue-in-cheek portrait of gay Renaissance artist (Nigel Terry).
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

55
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
80

Variety

Much of the joy of the film is to be found in the way Jarman and his team recreate the look and color of the original paintings.
Full Review
75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
It's often beautiful to watch, although it's more interested in visual style than philosophical depth.
Full Review
70

TV Guide

Marrying a painterly aesthetic with a defiantly homosexual sensibility, this ironic biopic is probably the most accessible film of...
Full Review
50

Chicago Reader

By
In a sense, Caravaggio has less to do with its ostensible subject than with Jarman's own insistence on sensual, and largely homoerotic,...
Full Review
10

Washington Post

Less a movie than an act of vandalism.
Full Review

Caravaggio

By fanchris
Excellent, entertaining and insightful. If you are a fan of art, art history, great acting, and/or superb cinematography (some of Storaro's best work, yet) then don't think twice. This one fills the...