Pathway: Self-Reflexive Cinema by Vicki Callahan

examples from the film that serve as examples of self-reflexive cinema

Orlando standing outside Great House, in front of fire, looking to camera.

Orlando's romance and poetic turn mocked, self-recognition

Page 8 of main sequence storyboards showing Sasha, Vere and dog, Orlando, Euphrosyne, Isham and Sasha, handdrawn in black ink on white A4.

close up Orlando's eyes

Extreme close up of Orlando's face as she looks up at Queen Elizabeth.

a point of view shot toward Elizabeth serves to repeat the opening returned look and to confront viewer

Close up of Orlando, face to camera, whilst resting against the trunk of the tree

Narration works with returned gaze to draw attention to both camera and gender