Sally Potter


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    The Party

    THE PARTY - a comedy wrapped around a tragedy – unfolds in real time in a house in London in the present day. Janet is...

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    Ginger & Rosa

    London, 1962. Two teenage girls - Ginger and Rosa - are inseparable; they play truant together, discuss religion, politi...

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    Michelangelo, an unseen schoolboy armed only with a mobile phone, goes behind the scenes at a New York fashion show duri...

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    YES is the story of a passionate love affair between an American woman (Joan Allen) and a Middle-Eastern man (Simon Abka...

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    The Man Who Cried

    Fegele (Christina Ricci), a Russian Jewish refugee working in a variety troupe in Paris just before the Second World War...

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    The Tango Lesson

    THE TANGO LESSON is about a female filmmaker who discovers and falls in-love with the tango. In between bouts of writing...

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    ORLANDO is a story of the quest for love, and it is also an ironic dance through English history. Addressing contemporar...

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    The Gold Diggers

    The ground-breaking first feature from the director of ORLANDO and THE TANGO LESSON, THE GOLD DIGGERS is a key film of e...

Early Works

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    London Story

    Spy spoof revolving around the unlikely alliance of three eccentric characters and their mission to uncover government f...

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    Since its release in 1980, Sally Potter's rewriting of Puccini's opera, La Boheme, has become a classic in feminist film...

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    One of the earliest events to combine dance on film projected in juxtaposition with live performances by the same dancer...

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    Hors d’oeuvres

    8mm footage of dancers each performing a single movement was projected onto a ground glass screen and refilmed on 16mm t...

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    Double screen film of six children playing on the street below (three sets of twins). Filmed through two adjacent camera...

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    Film shot one frame at a time, of three faces, including a brother and sister, which merge to become one, followed by a ...



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