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Directed by Sally Potter


UK/Russia/Italy/France/The Netherlands

94 minutes


A gender-bending epic from indie filmmaker Sally Potter, Orlando covers four centuries of sexual politics through the eyes of its sex-switching, time-traveling title character. Tilda Swinton plays the androgynous Orlando, who begins the story as a young nobleman in Queen Elizabeth’s court. The cast also features Quentin Crisp and Billy Zane. Based on the 1928 novel by Virginia Woolf.

About the house: The exterior of Orlando’s great house is represented by Hatfield House (Hertfordshire); the banquet takes place in the house’s Great Hall.

Orlando is presented as part of two film series: Drama in the House & QFest

Community sponsor: QFest