Julien Temple

Julien Temple (born 26 November 1953 and educated at St Marylebone Grammar School ) is an English film, documentary and music video director. He began his career with films featuring the Sex Pistols, and has continued with various off-beat projects. Description above from the Wikipedia article Julien Temple, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

In this musical comedy, Valerie is dealing with her philandering fiancé, Ted, when she finds that a trio of aliens have crashed their spaceship into her swimming pool. Once the furry beings are shaved at her girlfriend's salon, the women discover three handsome men ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Geena Davis  •  Michael McKean  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Damon Wayans

In this musical comedy, Valerie is dealing with her philandering fiancé, Ted, when she finds that a trio of aliens have crashed their spaceship into her swimming pool. Once the furry beings are shaved at her girlfriend's salon, the women discover three handsome men ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Geena Davis  •  Michael McKean  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Damon Wayans

Glastonbury (2006)

Julien Temple's 2006 documentary film about the famous music festival from 1970 to 2005, featuring performances from artists such as David Bowie, Bjork, Blur, Oasis and Coldplay. The film is made up of footage shot by Temple at the festival in 2002, 2003, 2004 and ...  (more)

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Julien Temple's 2006 documentary film about the famous music festival from 1970 to 2005, featuring performances from artists such as David Bowie, Bjork, Blur, Oasis and Coldplay. The film is made up of footage shot by Temple at the festival in 2002, 2003, 2004 and ...  (more)

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The Filth and the Fury (2000)

Julien Temple's second documentary profiling punk rock pioneers the Sex Pistols is an enlightening, entertaining trip back to a time when the punk movement was just discovering itself. Featuring archival footage, never-before-seen performances, rehearsals, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  John Lydon  •  Sid Vicious  •  Steve Jones  •  Glen Matlock

Julien Temple's second documentary profiling punk rock pioneers the Sex Pistols is an enlightening, entertaining trip back to a time when the punk movement was just discovering itself. Featuring archival footage, never-before-seen performances, rehearsals, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  John Lydon  •  Sid Vicious  •  Steve Jones  •  Glen Matlock

The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980)

A rather incoherent post-breakup Sex Pistols "documentary", told from the point of view of Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, whose (arguable) position is that the Sex Pistols in particular and punk rock in general were an elaborate scam perpetrated by him in order ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Malcolm McLaren  •  Steve Jones  •  Paul Cook  •  Sid Vicious

A rather incoherent post-breakup Sex Pistols "documentary", told from the point of view of Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, whose (arguable) position is that the Sex Pistols in particular and punk rock in general were an elaborate scam perpetrated by him in order ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Malcolm McLaren  •  Steve Jones  •  Paul Cook  •  Sid Vicious

Pandaemonium (2001)

Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and William Wordsworth (John Hannah). Instead of going to Vietnam, Wordsworth goes off to fight ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  John Hannah  •  Linus Roache  •  Emily Woof

Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and William Wordsworth (John Hannah). Instead of going to Vietnam, Wordsworth goes off to fight ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  John Hannah  •  Linus Roache  •  Emily Woof

Absolute Beginners (1986)

A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world. So Colin gets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Eddie O'Connell  •  Patsy Kensit  •  David Bowie  •  James Fox

A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world. So Colin gets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Eddie O'Connell  •  Patsy Kensit  •  David Bowie  •  James Fox

Jazzin' for Blue Jean (1984)

Jazzin' for Blue Jean is a 20-minute short film featuring David Bowie and directed by Julien Temple. It was created to promote Bowie's single "Blue Jean" in 1984 and released as a video single. The film depicts the adventures of the socially incompetent Vic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  David Bowie  •  Louise Scott  •  Eve Ferret  •  Chris Sullivan

Jazzin' for Blue Jean is a 20-minute short film featuring David Bowie and directed by Julien Temple. It was created to promote Bowie's single "Blue Jean" in 1984 and released as a video single. The film depicts the adventures of the socially incompetent Vic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  David Bowie  •  Louise Scott  •  Eve Ferret  •  Chris Sullivan

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1982)

Following the success of the 1979 show and the financial benefits accruing to Amnesty from the spin-off movie, TV special and record albums – Cleese, Lewis and Walker planned the next show to be a more spectacular event. Cleese focused on broadening the comedic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Jeff Beck  •  Alan Bennett  •  Graham Chapman

Following the success of the 1979 show and the financial benefits accruing to Amnesty from the spin-off movie, TV special and record albums – Cleese, Lewis and Walker planned the next show to be a more spectacular event. Cleese focused on broadening the comedic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Jeff Beck  •  Alan Bennett  •  Graham Chapman

Vigo (1998)

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DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  James Frain  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Nicholas Barnes  •  David Battley

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DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  James Frain  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Nicholas Barnes  •  David Battley

Rio 50 Degrees: Carry on CaRIOca (2014)

A look at Rio's cultural, political and technical revolutions since the 1970s to 2011  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Carmen Miranda  •  Paulo Lins  •  Alan Yentob  •  Narcisa Tamborindeguy

A look at Rio's cultural, political and technical revolutions since the 1970s to 2011  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Carmen Miranda  •  Paulo Lins  •  Alan Yentob  •  Narcisa Tamborindeguy

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DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Malcolm McLaren  •  Hetty Bower  •  Miss Marsh

Requiem for Detroit? (2010)

A look at post-industrial Detroit and its burgeoning urban agricultural movement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Julien Temple  •  Lowell Boileau  •  Mitch Ryder  •  Grace Lee Boggs

A look at post-industrial Detroit and its burgeoning urban agricultural movement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Julien Temple  •  Lowell Boileau  •  Mitch Ryder  •  Grace Lee Boggs

Sexual Healing

A look at the last years of Marvin Gaye's life, from his parting ways with Motown and self-imposed exile to Europe, to his relationship with Freddy Cousaert, the promoter who guided the singer through the recording of his biggest-selling album, Midnight Love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Jesse L. Martin  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  S. Epatha Merkerson  •  Clarke Peters

A look at the last years of Marvin Gaye's life, from his parting ways with Motown and self-imposed exile to Europe, to his relationship with Freddy Cousaert, the promoter who guided the singer through the recording of his biggest-selling album, Midnight Love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Jesse L. Martin  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  S. Epatha Merkerson  •  Clarke Peters

The Eternity Man (2008)

An adaptation of the opera 'The Eternity Man'  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Grant Doyle  •  Christa Hughes  •  Lara Mulcahy  •  Lucy Maunder

An adaptation of the opera 'The Eternity Man'  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Grant Doyle  •  Christa Hughes  •  Lara Mulcahy  •  Lucy Maunder

Aria (1987)

Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the particular aria.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Nicolas Roeg  •  Bruce Beresford  •  Charles Sturridge  •  Julien Temple  •  Ken Russell  •  Franc Roddam  •  Bill Bryden  •  Derek Jarman
CAST:  Theresa Russell  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Buck Henry  •  Stephanie Lane

Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the particular aria.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Nicolas Roeg  •  Bruce Beresford  •  Charles Sturridge  •  Julien Temple  •  Ken Russell  •  Franc Roddam  •  Bill Bryden  •  Derek Jarman
CAST:  Theresa Russell  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Buck Henry  •  Stephanie Lane

Oil City Confidential (2009)

Director Julien Temple's film celebrates Canvey Island's Dr Feelgood, the Essex R 'n' B band that exploded out of the UK in the prog era of the early Seventies, delivering shows and albums that helped pave the way for pub rock and punk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Lee Brilleaux  •  Wilko Johnson  •  John Martin  •  John B. Sparkes

Director Julien Temple's film celebrates Canvey Island's Dr Feelgood, the Essex R 'n' B band that exploded out of the UK in the prog era of the early Seventies, delivering shows and albums that helped pave the way for pub rock and punk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Lee Brilleaux  •  Wilko Johnson  •  John Martin  •  John B. Sparkes

Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)

As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly now than ever before. In "The Future Is Unwritten", from British film director Julien ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Bono  •  Joe Strummer  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Terry Chimes

As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly now than ever before. In "The Future Is Unwritten", from British film director Julien ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Bono  •  Joe Strummer  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Terry Chimes

Bullet (1996)

A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Frank Senger  •  Adrien Brody  •  John Enos III

A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Frank Senger  •  Adrien Brody  •  John Enos III

Mantrap (1983)

A longform video that showcases the British pop group ABC, using songs from their album "The Lexicon of Love" to tell a spy-caper story of how the unsuspecting lead singer, Martin Fry, is duped into fronting the band because of his striking resemblance to another ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Martin Fry  •  Lisa Vanderpump  •  Vincent Flood

A longform video that showcases the British pop group ABC, using songs from their album "The Lexicon of Love" to tell a spy-caper story of how the unsuspecting lead singer, Martin Fry, is duped into fronting the band because of his striking resemblance to another ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Martin Fry  •  Lisa Vanderpump  •  Vincent Flood

Biceps of Steel (1980)

The film depicts a 'super roadie' who fights evil orange jumpsuit-wearing bouncers stopping a rock and roll crowd from having a good time. He then falls foul of an evil wench who seduces and cuts his hair in order to take away his strength.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Barry Reeve  •  Mary Tempest  •  Bruce Dickinson  •  Chris Aylmer

The film depicts a 'super roadie' who fights evil orange jumpsuit-wearing bouncers stopping a rock and roll crowd from having a good time. He then falls foul of an evil wench who seduces and cuts his hair in order to take away his strength.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Barry Reeve  •  Mary Tempest  •  Bruce Dickinson  •  Chris Aylmer
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