Sally Potter

In the run up to the release of Sally Potter’s latest feature The Party, we look back at the early career work of one of the most distinctive voices in British cinema.

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Orlando

Wed 30 Nov

After Queen Elizabeth I commands him not to grow old, an androgynous young nobleman struggles with love and his place in the world.

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Previously in this season

The Tango Lesson

In between bouts of writing a screenplay, filmmaker Sally takes up tango classes. As the lessons proceed, she strikes a bargain with Pablo, her tutor:…

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The Gold Diggers

This ground-breaking first feature from director Sally Potter is a key film of early Eighties feminist cinema, following bank worker Celeste and enigmatic film star…

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The Man Who Cried

A young Jewish girl escapes the pogroms of 20’s Russia for the security of England where she is forced to take a more Gentile name…

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