Orlando

Orlando

Orlando

Tilda Swinton leads this lavish fantasy period drama as a young man who, under the Queen’s command, is told to stay young forever. This miraculously happens, allowing the nobleman to experience various relationships throughout the following centuries of British history. Nominated for two Oscars for its set decoration and costume design.

1992Rating: PG, Sexual references90 minsUK, Russia, Italy, France, Netherlands
DramaFantasyRomance
Director:
Sally Potter ('The Man Who Cried', 'Ginger & Rosa', 'The Tango Lesson')
Writer:
Sally Potter
Cast:
Tilda SwintonBilly ZaneLothaire BluteauQuentin Crisp
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Variety

Variety

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Orlando provides exciting, wonderfully witty entertainment with glorious settings and costumes and Tilda Swinton's sock performance in the title role.

Time Out

Time Out

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Swinton's androgynous affect has rarely been better exploited...

3.0
The Washington Post

The Washington Post

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An epic suffused with metaphysical musing and sexual politics...

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

This is the kind of movie you want to talk about afterward.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

What it perhaps lacks in content, the film more than makes up for in its stunning design and accesible, humorous approach.

3.0
Variety

Variety

press

Orlando provides exciting, wonderfully witty entertainment with glorious settings and costumes and Tilda Swinton's sock performance in the title role.

Time Out

Time Out

press

Swinton's androgynous affect has rarely been better exploited...

3.0
The Washington Post

The Washington Post

press

An epic suffused with metaphysical musing and sexual politics...

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

This is the kind of movie you want to talk about afterward.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

What it perhaps lacks in content, the film more than makes up for in its stunning design and accesible, humorous approach.

3.0

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