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Orlando

Orlando

Sally Potter / GB, NL, FR, IT, RU, 1992 / 94 min.

Director Sally Potter made a masterly and enchanting film adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s titular novel of 1928. The youthful Orlando experiences four centuries of English history to end up in the twentieth century. Orlando changes gender halfway through the journey, transforming into a confident modern woman.

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Director

Sally Potter

Production year

1992

Country

GB, NL, FR, IT, RU

Original title

Orlando

Length

94 min.

Language

English, French

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Women Make Film

Last year, Eye presented the film programme Women Make Film, an alternative world history of cinema featuring women in the lead role. Women have played an important role from the early days of cinema, as cinematographers, filmmakers and sometimes also producers.

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