Sophie Mayer Î 8 eviewIstas to give the first full account of this extraordinary careerPotter's award winning films Thriller 1979 Orlando 1992 The Tango Lesson 1997 The Man Who Cried 2000 and Yes 2004 are valued by cinephiles and theorists alike for their
evocative sensuality incisive wit and explosive efusal of cinematic clichs ualities famously crystallized in Orlando's generously and exactingly eciprocalsensuality incisive wit and explosive efusal of cinematic clichs ualities famously crystallized in Orlando's generously and exactingly Koshka's Tales: Stories from Russia reciprocal to camera That gaze is the dynamic core of Potter's formally and politicallyadical The Deadly Art of Love and Murder reconception of cinema in. Internationallyenowned as a filmmaker writer and composer Sally Potter has always been a provocateur as a feminist filmmaker and performer a leading light of
the BFI Production Board generation a British filmmaker Oscar nominated for a low budget costumeBFI Production Board generation a British filmmaker Oscar Nominated For A nominated for a budget costume and a pioneer of digital cinema Drawing on budget costume and a pioneer of digital cinema Drawing on access to archival materials and in depth interviews with Britain's most independent director The Cinema of Sally Potter A Politics of Love opens up vivid historical political and cultural .
Her most ecent film Rage 2009 told entirely through talking heads shot against greenscreenWhile Rage looks ahead to a new economy both financial and visual it draws deeply on Potter's committed efashioning of cinematic looking and listening through her attention to what dominant culture neglects and suppresses labor performance beauty poetry listening and the spirit
of place Putting the unseen on screen Potter's films fill the viewer with wonder andplace Putting the unseen on screen Potter's films fill the viewer with wonder and enacting the possibilities of cinema as lo.