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Original title Orlando
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Original work
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 7
Swedish release 1993-02-12


Tilda Swinton

Billy Zane

John Wood
ärkehertig Harry

Heathcote Williams
Nick Greene / förläggare

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Tilda Swinton Orlando
Billy Zane Shelmerdine
Lothaire Bluteau khanen
John Wood ärkehertig Harry
Charlotte Valandrey Sasha
Heathcote Williams Nick Greene / förläggare
Quentin Crisp drottning Elizabeth I
Peter Eyre Mr. Pope
Thom Hoffman Vilhelm av Oranien
Kathryn Hunter grevinna
Ned Sherrin Mr. Addison
Jimmy Somerville kontratenor / ängel
Dudley Sutton kung James I
Elaine Banham Orlandos mor
John Bolt Orlandos far
Sarah Crowden drottning Mary
Jessica Swinton Orlandos dotter
Anna Healy Euphrosyne
Sara Mair-Thomas Favilla
Anna Farnworth Clorinda
Simon Russell Beale greve av Moray
Matthew Sim Lord Francis Vere
Mary MacLeod kvinna
Barbara Leake kvinna
Toby Stephens Othello
Jerome Willis översättare
Oleg Pogodin Desdemona
Viktor Stepanov rysk ambassadör
Aleksandr Medvedev rysk sjöman
Roger Hammond Mr. Swift
Lol Coxhill betjänt
Hugh Munro betjänt
Terence Soall betjänt
George Yiasoumi kammartjänare
Toby Jones kammartjänare
Robert Demeger kammartjänare
Thom Osborn läkare
Gilles Taylor sjungande kammartjänare
Andrew Watts kontratenor
Peter Hayward klavecinist
John Grillo tjänsteman
Martin Wimbush tjänsteman
Olivia Lancelot ung kvinna
Cyril Lecomte ung man
John Byrne hovman


Production Company Adventure Pictures Ltd. (i samarb m)
Lenfil'm Studio
Mikado SRL
Rio Film
Sigma Filmproductions (m deltagande av)
British Screen Finances Limited
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Warner Bros. Sweden AB
Distributor in Sweden (DCP) Nonstop Entertainment AB 2016
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Atlantic Film AB 2005

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 131834
Date 1993-01-25
Classification Allowed from age 7
Original length 2571 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 488-381-486-522-470-224 = 2 571 m.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound system Dolby Stereo
Colour system Eastman Color
Frames per second 24

Original work

Original title Orlando (Novel)
Author Virginia Woolf

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1993-02-12 Sandrew 2 Göteborg Sweden 94 min
1993-02-12 Metropol 1 Malmö Sweden 94 min
1993-02-12 Olympia Stockholm Sweden 94 min (samt ytterligare 1 plats)
TV showing 1997-07-31 TV4 Sweden
1998-02-27 TV4 Sweden
2001-11-10 SVT2 Sweden
2002-07-20 SVT1 Sweden
DVD release 2005-11-23 Sweden
Re-release 2016-07-22 Sweden


Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 1994 Best Foreign Language Film

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Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2569

Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Language Swedish

Holdings Stills

Black and white print 5
Colour prints 8
Slides 2
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

Type Misc.prints
Language English

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