PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Fantasy
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 ... See full summary »
The drinking scene in the desert with Orlando and the Khan is based on what actually occurred with the production crew. Sally Potter set up a banquet in the desert to woo a local Russian mayor into letting them use a local castle for some shoots. During the banquet, some Russian alcohol was served by the mayor, but the production crew were unable to swallow the drink straight.
Queen Elizabeth I:
For you and for your heirs, Orlando: the house.
Orlando: Your Majesty, I am forever...
Queen Elizabeth I: But on one condition. Do not fade. Do not wither. Do not grow old.
With special thanks to Michael Powell 1905 - 1990
$107,030 13 June 1993
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