About

England, 1600. Queen Elizabeth I promises Orlando, a young nobleman obsessed with poetry, that she will grant him land and fortune if he agrees to satisfy a very particular request.

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Directed by

Sally Potter

Written by

Sally Potter (Screenplay)
Virginia Woolf (Novel)
Walter Donohue (Story Editor)

Runtime

90 minutes

Country

United Kingdom, Italy, France, Russia, Netherlands

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

london, england woman director based on novel or book queen elizabeth i androgyny breaking the fourth wall ottoman empire women's rights nobleman

Lists

#650 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design Sandy Powell

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration