Pathway: The casting of Vita Sackville-West and Tilda Swinton in book and film by Adam Plummer
I am interested in comparing what Vita Sackville-West signifies in Virginia Woolf\\\'s \\\'biography\\\', with what Tilda Swinton signifies in Sally Potter\\\'s film.
1 x colour slide in transparent plastic hanging sheet, Digital, Film Stills - Scene 4 - (Tilda Swinton) in the film
1 x colour slide in transparent plastic hanging sheet, Digital, Behind the Scenes Images - Tilda Swinton on location for an a scene not used in the final cut of the film
This pre-production photo of Tilda Swinton seems to have some of Vita, not used in the finished film.
1 x colour slide in transparent plastic hanging sheet, Digital, Film Stills - Scene 56 - (Tilda Swinton) in the film
Again, reminiscent of Vita, and not used in the film.
Video file, Digital, Venice Film Festival Press Conference
Potter on adaptation. Potter on casting Swinton: "I think she was the only possible actress to play Orlando...able to deal with the issues of masculinity and femininity in a most subtle and gracious way." "She has an androgynous voice, perhaps Orlando's voice."
1 x A4 black photograph album; 34 vellum pages; 24 x colour prints, Mixed, Presentation book containing Sally Potter's notes on the film and colour photographs of Tilda Swinton at Hatfield House
Potter on Orlando's character: "Essentially English, Orlando is, however, an outsider...She is born an aristocrat...in other words Orlando is a creature of paradox."
Video file, Digital, Selected Scene Commentary by Sally Potter
Potter on casting Swinton: "Tilda had already played a man in 'Man to Man'...it is a look that hovers between masculinity and femininity."
1x A4 Black card, 10x A4 Double side printed text and image document, Paper, Cannes Prospectus
"With a reputation for portraying challenging 'different' roles, she scored a hit in 1987 with the sold out run of her one woman/man performance in Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN"
"in 1989...appearing as Mozart in MOZART AND SALIERI."