Director: Sally Potter Run Time: 94 min. Format: 35mm Rating: PG 13 Release Year: 1992
Starring: Anna Farnworth, Anna Healy, Dudley Sutton, Elaine Banham, Jimmy Somerville, John Bott, Quentin Crisp, Sara Mair-Thomas, Tilda Swinton, Toby Stephens
In 1600, nobleman Orlando (Tilda Swinton) inherits his parents’ house, thanks to Queen Elizabeth I, who commands the young man to never change. After a disastrous affair with Russian princess Sasha , Orlando looks for solace in the arts before being appointed ambassador to Constantinople in 1700, where war is raging. One morning, Orlando is shocked to wake up as a woman and returns home, struggling as a female to retain her property as the centuries roll by.