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Sally Potter

Orlando

94' - 1992 - Fantasy, Drama, Biography - Dialogue: French, English
Director: Sally Potter Composer: David Motion, Sally Potter With: Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Quentin Crisp
The story of a journey through time, of a man who lives for 400 years and becomes a woman. As a young nobleman, Orlando travels from the court of Elizabeth 1, to the deserts of centra! Asia. There, in the midst of war, he changes sex. As a woman, Orlando returns to 18th century London, where she /aces a choice - marry or lose everything. In the Victorian age, she sacrifices both love and inheritance. Finally Orlando emerges into the present - a 20th century of speed and noise - as an ordinary individual who in losing everything has gained herself.

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Credits

Director

Sally Potter

Composer

David Motion, Sally Potter

With

Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Quentin Crisp

Scenario

Sally Potter, Walter Donohue

Director of Photography

Aleksey Rodionov

Editor

Hervé Schneid

Producer

Christopher Sheppard

More information

Dialogue

French, English

Countries of production

Russia, Italy, United Kingdom, France

Screenplay based on

"Orlando" (Virginia Woolf)

Year

1992

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