Actors: Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Quentin Crisp
Director: Sally Potter
From Gay Essential
Orlando is a 1992 film directed by Sally Potter. The screenplay also written by Sally Potter is based on Virginia Woolf’s novel of the same name. The film features Tilda Swinton in the lead role, Billy Zane and Quentin Crisp. The gender-bending film follows nobleman Orlando’s lives, relationships both as a man and woman over a number of centuries. Read More Here
Won a BAFTA for “BEST MAKEUP ARTIST” and “BEST ACTRESS”, “BEST FILM” at 14 international film awards.
“Directed with sly grace and quiet elegance by Sally Potter, it is not about a story or a plot, but about a vision of human existence.”
— Roger Ebert
“This ravishing and witty spectacle invades the mind through eyes that are dazzled without ever being anesthetized.”
— Vincent Canby, The New York Times
“Rarely have source material, director, and leading actress been more in alignment than in Orlando.”
— Mathew Connolly, Slant Magazine
- Format: PAL
- Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe)
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9 – 1.78:1
- Number of discs: 2
- Classification: PG
- Studio: Artificial Eye
- DVD Release Date: 9 Nov. 2009
- Run Time: 89 minutes
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