I compiled various assets about how Orlando looks at the camera. While I was watching the film, I noticed that it was a specific stylistic choice. By sifting through the documents, this knowing look from Orlando meant to address the viewers. In Sally Potter's commentary, she explains the direct look exemplifies a “kind of release… a kind of flying out of the historical period right into the present moment." These random moments when Orlando looks at the camera brings a sense of knowing and feeling that the viewers can relate to.
Copyright ©2024 Adventure Pictures. Some rights reserved. Non-commercial use of text and images in which Adventure Pictures holds the copyright is permitted, with attribution, under the terms and conditions of a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND License.