1992. Great Britain/Italy/France/The Netherlands. Sally Potter. 93 min.
U.S. premiere of digital version. Followed by a discussion with Potter and Tilda Swinton
Wednesday, July 7, 2010, 8:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
1992. Great Britain/Italy/France/The Netherlands. Directed by Sally Potter. Based on the novel Orlando, A Biography, by Virginia Woolf. With Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Charlotte Valandrey, Heathcote Williams, Quentin Crisp. Commanded by Queen Elizabeth to stay forever young, the youthful poet Orlando lives over four centuries first as a man, then as a woman, in this acclaimed adaptation of Woolf’s classic novel, itself based on the life of Vita Sackville-West. U.S. premiere of the digitally remastered, high-definition version, which will be re-released theatrically by Sony Pictures Classics on July 23. 93 min.