ORLANDO

UK/FRANCE 1992, 94 mins, 13N

Directed: Sally Potter.

Starring: Tilda Swinton, Quentin Crisp, Billy Zane.

Based on Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf.

Winner of numerous nominations and awards, this British period arthouse classic , loosely based on Virginia Woolf’s novel, is about a young nobleman, who is commanded by Queen Elizabeth I to stay forever young, and as a result struggles with love and his place in the world.

“Offbeat, dazzling.” The New York Times.

“Directed with sly grace and a quiet elegance, a vision of human existence.” Chicago-Times.

“Stunning deign … humorous.” Empire.

“An intoxicating lead turn by Swinton.” Cinevue.

“Visual delights … so much fun to watch.”  84% on Rotten Tomatoes

“It’s opulent, cheeky, and fun as hell.” Woman in Revolt.