Sally Potter

  • Sally Potter – The Tango Lesson (1997)

    Drama1991-2000MusicalSally PotterUnited Kingdom

    The Tango Lesson (Spanish: ‘La lección de tango’) is a 1997 drama film by British director Sally Potter. It is a semi-autobiographical film starring Potter and Pablo Verón, about Argentinian Tango.Read More »

  • Sally Potter – The Man Who Cried (2000)

    Sally Potter1991-2000DramaUnited KingdomWar

    A Russian Jewish father emigrates to America in 1923, with a promise to send for his mother and young daughter when he is settled. When his village is burned in a pogrom, his mother is killed and his daughter is separated from other youngsters who make it to the port to emigrate. She ends up on a ship bound for England, where she is renamed Suzie and raised by a British family. Many years later, Suzie’s talent for singing and dancing sees her accepted into a Paris dance troupe where she is befriended by Lola, a fellow dancer from Moscow. Cesar, a handsome brooding gypsy who works with the troupe later becomes her lover. Lola pursues Dante, an egotistical tenor who is performing in the area. All is well until the Nazis march into Paris, and Suzie’s Russian Jewish background places her in danger. She must decide whether to leave Cesar and her friends and continue the search for her father in America.Read More »

  • Sally Potter – Orlando (1992)

    1991-2000ArthouseFantasyQueer Cinema(s)Sally PotterUnited Kingdom

    Young nobleman Orlando is commanded by Queen Elizabeth I to stay forever young. Miraculously, he does just that. The film follows him as he moves through several centuries of British history, experiencing a variety of lives and relationships along the way, and even changing sex.Read More »

  • Sally Potter – Ginger & Rosa (2012)

    2011-2020DramaSally PotterUnited Kingdom


    A look at the lives of two teenage girls – inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa — growing up in 1960s London, and the pivotal event the comes to redefine their relationship as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms.Read More »

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