Orlando

Orlando

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March 10, 2011

Center for Urban History, Lviv

The film Orlando (93 min. Directed by Sally Potter; Great Britain, France, Italy, 1992) was shown.

The young nobleman of Orlando by order of Queen Elizabeth I remains forever young. Throughout the film, he travels to different countries with which British history is associated, experiences different lives and relationships, he even changes gender. A sexy, witty and provocative adaptation of the novel of the same name by Virginia Woolf, which is called "the longest love letter in English literature." At one time, the film touched audiences and critics from the Venice Film Festival to the audience of Rolling Stone magazine and marked a new era of film, political, sexual and gender liberalization.

The screening was held as part of her100ry: Independent Women's Festival.

Credits

Cover Image: Still from Orlando (Great Britain, France, Italy, 1992)